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My HDV527W camera only says usb connected and it never charges

I've plugged my camera into the computer for countless hours and have unplugged it and it still doesn't charge. Is it the battery that needs replacing or is it something that I'm not doing right? When I plug it in, all it says is USB Connecting and when I unplug it, it doesn't turn on when I try to push the power button.

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Have you loaded the driver program for the camera ?
Also the camera should be switched on when connecting to the PC.

Posted on Feb 20, 2012

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    Eric James Stuart Feb 20, 2012

    How do I do that? The camera just says USB Connecting when I plug it in and it hasn't turned on for like, 6 months. And what's the driver program?

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