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USB connection problem?

I don't have the priginal USB cable so I bought a universal USB adapter from Walmart. My computer does not recognize the camera so I can get pictures off of it. Ideas?

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The Best solution is to get an SD card reader. Then you take the SD memory card out of the camer, put the Sd card into the reader and plug directy into a USB port.  They are very cheap to buy and quite handy.

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