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Unable to download cards from camera. Consistently gives error message that is unable to connect to camera. USB tested successfully with another camera, card tested successfully with another camera. When camera powered up after connection goes to Busy mode and then blanks screen and utility comes up with only one option (Manage files) available.

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Oh, reinstalling the software you got, or try another software like Windows Photo Gallery, or another video editing software and 'Import from Camera'.
Or, you can buy a USB adapter and directly remove the memory stick and manually drag the pics and vids out of the camera. The adapter will go into a USB port and the card will go into the other end. 

I use my laptop's inbuilt card reader, which reads the long Memory Stick. My camera does the same. So I don't need an adapter. What my camera has, I have. When I bought a 4 GB Memory Stick Pro Duo, I had to buy a long adapter which goes into the camera and also in my card reader (not USB).
Also, you can buy a card reader if you don't have one inbuilt, and it will have many slots so that you can cram a number of cards into it without any kind of adapter.
Hope this helps. Please rate me.

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How long have you owned this camera? What is the exact model of the camera? What happens when you click on manage files? Once I have more information I can assist you further. Please don't request more assistance until I can properly assist you.
Thank you,
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