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Some videos wont copy to my PC

Ok, well, im doing a count down to xmas, al in videos, and i ended up misssing like..4 days because the videos i made on that perticualer day wouldnt copy to my PC. The little window comes up, and shows the progress, all of a sudden it stops, and another smaller window pops up and says "pictur cannot be copied" or something, and therres nothing i can do but delete it. its makes me sooo mad! arg. this happens alot, and not just with videos. pictures too! whats wrong with my camera, i got it for chirstmas last year; I also got another problem but its not all that bad. sometimes when my camera is on, the lcd screen goes all funky. like, distorted and scratchy looking. then after a while its gone.. ? i dont get it. Can someone help me please? :)

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Re: Some videos wont copy to my PC

If the LCD does not display properly, it could be due to the defect in the Flexible connecting cable or the LCd and finally the back light panel. Check in that order and if you need spares or service manuals you can contact me Sivaram

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1) how do I charge my Nikon S3000 camera? I only have a cable that connects the camera to the pc. Am I misssing a cable or is this how it should charge? 2) my pc (Windows 7) cannot find the drivers for...

Use the USB cord to charge the camera. Just make sure you're connected directly to a powered USB port, not going through a hub.

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program.

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Im using a kodak camera. My sandisk memory card needs to be formatted, but doing that will cause me to lose all my photos, which i really want to keep. Is there any way to save theses photos. It wont even...

Hi ashlingw,

Let me help you with the problem that you have just described, please follow the below steps :-

  1. Get a memory card ready from the market which would cost very less so that you can connect the memory card to your PC.
  2. After you get a memory card reader you can insert the san disk card in it and you will be able to see the files , the image files that you have on your memory card , on your pc.
  3. After you are able to see all the files on your card , you can copy the entire content to your desktop which means that you are copying those images on your hard disk.
  4. To copy the images, press CTRL + A or go in edit menu and select select all option once you are in the image directory , then select copy and create a new directory on your desktop and paste the images by opening the directory by the CTRL + V option or the edit -- Paste option.
Al alternate way to do this is to connect your camera directly to your pc in a mass storage mode and then you will be able to see all the image files so that you can follow the copy process as described above so that you don't lose your files.

If you are assured that you have copied the files to your desktop i.e. your hard disk you can go ahead and format your memory card.

May 10, 2011 | Digital Cameras

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How do transfer pictures from internal memory to card?

Got this from the manual.

Copying pictures/videos
You can copy pictures/videos from a card to internal memory or from internal memory
to a card.
Before you copy, make sure that:
? A card is inserted in the camera.
? The camera’s picture storage location is set to the location from which you are
Copy pictures/videos:
1 Press the Review button, then the Menu button.
2 Press up and down arrows to highlight Copy , then press the OK button.
3 Press up and down arrows to highlight an option.
4 Press the OK button.

Apr 14, 2010 | Kodak V803 Digital Camera

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Connecting to a PC
By using the USB cable, you can transfer the aptured photos and videos to a PC.

Follow the steps below to connect the camera to a PC.
1. Make sure both the camera and PC are turned on.
2. Connect one end of the supplied USB cable to the USB/AV OUT port on your camera.
3. Connect the other end of the cable to an available USB port on your PC.

Setting the USB mode

Since the camera’s USB port can be set to
connect with either a PC or a Printer, the
following steps will allow you to ensure that the camera is correctly configured to connect
with a PC.
1. Press the menu button and use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select USB Connect, and then press the Right navigation button.
2. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select PC.
3. Press the func ok button to confirm the setting.

a882c13.png Transferring files to your PC
The computer will automatically detect the camera as a removable drive. Double-click My Computer icon on the desktop to locate the removable drive and to copy the folders and files in the drive to a directory on
your PC as you would copy any typical folder.

Apr 09, 2010 | GE A730 Digital Camera

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Pictures are stuck in internal memory

Insert a memory card in the camera. Press the Review button, then press the Menu button. Press Up/Down to highlight Copy, then press the OK button. Press Up/Down to highlight an option. Press the OK button.

NOTE: Pictures/videos are copied, not moved. To remove pictures/videos from the original location after copying, delete them.

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Uploading pics

- Connect the smaller end of the USB
cable into the USB port of your DXG.
- Connect the other end of the USB cable to your computer's USB port.
- The Digital video camera’s LCD Panel will turn on and will display
the PC Connection Menu
- Press the select button up or down button to select Mass Storage
Device option on the menu screen.

Goto my computer, you can see new 1 drive appear (or 2 if you have SD card in your DXG). So now you can copy/upload your pictures to your computer hard disk.

May 31, 2009 | DXG Technology DXG-305V Digital Camera

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How do I tranfer pictures from Kodak easyshare cx7300 built-in memory to a SD card?

Hi there, welcome to FixYa. I can explain that for you.

1) Put your card in the camera and format the card.
2) Go into the menu and set the camera's image storage location to the internal memory.

Then do this:
1) Press the Review button.
2) Press the Menu button.
3) Scroll up or down to highlight Copy.
4) Press the Ok button.
5) Press up or down to highlight an option
5) ALL to move everything (pictures & video) to the other location (the card). - Picture or Video to move the current item to the card if you just want to move one thing at a time.

By the way. This will only COPY the images or videos to a card. They will still be in the camera's internal memory. If you want to delete them you have to follow the Delete images procedure.

To Delete:
1) Press the Review button
2) Scroll Left or Right to find a picture.
3) Press Delete button
4) Scroll Up or Down to highlight an option.
The ALL option will delete everything.
5) Highlight Exit and Press the Ok button.

That will cover it. Thanks for coming to FixYa and feel free to rate my solution.


Mar 06, 2009 | Digital Cameras

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Camera wont upload videos

Hi there. I would like to help you.

Turn the camera off and connect the usb cable between the camera and the pc. Turn the camera on. Go to My Computer on your pc. Do you see the camera as one of the drives in the list? If not, do this:
Turn the camera off and disconnect it from the pc, and turn it back on.
While in live view, hit the menu/ok button.
Scroll to the right to the the icon with the wrench (set up menu).
Scroll down to usb configuration and press the menu/ok button.
Highlight Disk Drive, then press the menu/ok button.
Turn the camera back off, and reconnect it to the pc.
Turn the camera back on.
You should now see it as a drive. Open the folder and find a video you recorded and try to play it.
Let me know if this works for you. You can leave a comment and we'll get it worked out. If it does work, feel free to rate this solution a fixya.


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