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Hi. Hope u can help. I've been trying to fix the same problem Hobo posted back on March 29th with absolutely no success. I Tried hitting delet when I rebooted my system but it didn't take me to the "plug & play" page u suggested. I tried hitting F8 & F12 as the computer suggested but nothing there either. Any ideas?

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If you have Windoes XP then you do not need to press any key at all to upload images. If the software on the camera CD is loaded into the computer - remove it. Plug the camera into the computer with the computer running switch the camera on ,ensure you have the upload switch set on the camera Let Windows do the rest

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1. Ensure batteries are fully charged & clean the battery connector point in side the battery compartment.
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