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Computer recognizing device

Hello everyone! I'm having problems getting my computer to recognize my camera. I'm on a dell laptop with Windows XP Pro. I've tried connecting the chord to different USB ports but the computer hasn't recognized it. I've downloaded pictures off this camera onto this computer before in the past without problems so I'm not sure what could be going wrong. Any assistance would be appreciated, thank you.

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Re: Computer recognizing device

Same thing happened to my Powersgot SD450. I'll tell you what the Best Buy Geek Squad guy told me: If it's off warranty, the repair will be about as much as a new camera. But, for $20, you can buy a USB memory card reader that will still read the card. I bought the card reader. It works great.

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