The CD that came with the camera will not download on the compute
I am trying to download the program from the disk and the computer is not recognizing the cd. It acts as tho there is nothing on the cd. My camera type is FE-115/X-715. The serial number is 9001-0142-1070-0825-1093. I would appreciate some help on this as I have pictures I would like to download from my camera.Thank youCindy
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Most brands of cameras deliver a CD with the camera, containing software, needed to backup, transfer and work with the pictures shot, on a computer.
Most of the time there is software is for both, Windows and MAC.
Before you connect the camera to any computer, you should install the software. The disk also has the drivers for the old operating systems.
If you lost the CD, or just don't know where it is right now, you can go to the site of your camera brand and try to download the software you need. For that look under support.
If your camera is old, and the brand does not exist anymore, try a freeware picture transfer / editing software pack. Like Gimp or Adobe Photoshop elements.
Just connecting a camera to a computer causes two things. The camera shuts down, and the computer won't recognise the camera. So nothing works.
* the disk you're inserting is not "empty" -- try it on a different computer;
* you should try a different manufacturer of "blank" disks;
* you need to upgrade the "firmware" inside your CD-writer, to recognize more brands of "blank" media;
* the CD-reader is malfunctioning -- when you "cancel" the burn-attempt, and insert a commercially-produced program CD or commercially-produced audio CD, can those disks be properly read?
* you have two CD/DVD devices in your computer, and you're inserting the "blank" disk into the "wrong" device.
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, despite what I said first, you can use any photo cataloging program such as Picasa.
I followed the directions that were posted by someone else that had the same problem. Go to my computer. Click disk drive with CD in. Click Explore. Click setup icon and then properties, and compatibility. Run this program in compatability for example, windows 95, 98, or XP, Click apply and ok.
Worked for me.
Make sure the camera is on and pc is selected on the camera screen when connected to the computer. You will need to have PC highlighted and select ok on the camera as this starts the camera and computer to communicate. Once communication established the LCD screen of the camera goes dark and the computer should generate a removable disk drive. Check the System Tray (lower right corner beside the PC time) for Safely Remove Hardware. When you click on it, it should read "Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device Drive ?:" If you dont see that, then check the Device Manager to see if the camera is recognized as USB Mass Storage Device. The camera uses the driver usbstor.
BEFORE YOU DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM ONTO THE CD-ROM DID YOU FORMAT IT TO MAKE IT BOOTABLE, IF NOT THAN IT WILL NOT WORK, YOU COPIED THE PROGRAM, THE COMPUTER SEES THE PROGRAM, BUT IT CANNOT DO ANYTHING UNLESS THE COMMAND ARE THERE TO TELL IT WHAT TO DO.
YOU CAN TRY ACCESSING THE PROGRAM FROM THE CD-ROM, WHILE YOU ARE IN THE PROGRAM FROM THE CD YOU CAN TRY AND TYPE SETUP, RUN,