Question about Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
I have a Canon powershot SD 1000 digital camera. I have never had a problem before connecting it to my computer. Today my computer won't recognize the connection . Could my cord be faulty?
Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.
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.
Posted on Sep 25, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Powershot SD1000 as webcam
I tired to do this with my SD600 and could not figure it out but I think it is possible with some changes to the camera like this
anyway I have not tried it because they don't support the sd600 so I have no idea if this is safe or works.
Posted on Aug 11, 2008
I have read that there seem to be many issues with no display on the LCD in playback or photo mode. What can I do to get this resolved? Thanks you. Greg
Posted on Sep 15, 2008
Did you accidentally press the DISP button on the back of your camera? This manually turns the screen on and off to save batteries. Try pressing this button one more time to see if it turns the screen back on.
Posted on May 27, 2009
Hello. You need to probably reinstall the drivers. but first you have to remove the drivers that are all ready installed. first unplug your usb cord. then to remove the drivers allready installed,, on your computer, press start, then when the box open's up, then right click on computer. another box will open up. then left click at the bottom of that box on properties. another box will open up, then click on device manager. after you click on device manager another box will open up with all your devices. look for the previous camera you had installed. it might be under imaging devices. once you locate that, then right click on it. then choose uninstall. Make sure you have your new software loaded in your cd/dvd rom drive. after it is done uninstalling, just restart your computer. at the bottom right of your screen, it should say, found new device, it will ask you from where do you want to load the new drivers for it. click on the drive that contains the software. it then will load your new drivers up. It then should communicate with your camera. Hope this helps. Ron
Posted on Sep 08, 2009
Depending on your OS, you can download the latest driver for your system directly from Canon here. Remember to select your OS in the dropdown tab to be able to see the available downloads.
But I'd also recommend that you take this as an opportunity to consider utilizing a much safer method of downloading your pictures and videos. Please see this link, as it describes the use of a USB card reader as a much easier, faster, and less error prone way to download your photos. Note that card readers are also VERY inexpensive these days (some places less than $2 online with shipping).
Posted on Nov 15, 2009
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