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Unsupported card the same as Chris(Nov.4/08

Also, when using the USB cable to the computer the camera shows"establishing connection". The camera doesn't show the prompt on the computer after ten minutes. The card works fine in the card reader in the computer. I didn't do the firmware update as Chris did

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Make sure you're using an SD card, 2GB or smaller. The M407 does not work with higher-capacity SDHC cards.


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 such as Picasa.

Posted on Sep 16, 2012

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CompuGuy44
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SOURCE: trouble transferring pictures from camera to computer

First, Try and install the HP software again. Uninstall the software first and reboot the pc. Then reinstall software. The memory chip maybe have currupt pictures, so format the chip using the camera. You manual should tell you how to do this. Second, Turn the camera on and let the battery run all the way down. This may take some time, maybe a day. Then charge it back up for a day. I hope this helps you out. Let me know.

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

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SOURCE: unsupported card

check the internal cable which contact with the memory card package, only easy push on it

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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SOURCE: unsupported card

Hi - You can download the manual by clicking the link underlined in blue below:

Photosmart M415

See page 166:

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Also try formatting the card in the camera as cards that have been used in other cameras or formatted on a PC may not work correctly until formatted in the camera.


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Informatica

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Camera gives ''Device not Responding'' message ...

For Windows Vista, try switching the usb settings on the camera from Digital camera to Disc Drive. This converts the camera into an elaborate flash drive/sd card reader.

I also found that the usb connection on the camera may not be responding. This means that there is something wrong with camera part and it may have to be replaced. Replacing that part is not hard to do, but it is tedious because it involves taking the camera apart (removing the main circuit board from the plastic case, removing the LCD, loosing the lens from the circuit board, loosing the circuit board from the chasis of the camera to expose the mini-card circuit board that operates the AC power and usb cable. Switched this board from another camera (m425, or m525 (same board)) and reassemble the camera in the reverse order of disassembly.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

SOURCE: digital camera that will no longer connect to the computer.

I don't know about your "picasa" software, and the importing procedure, but you could simply plug your card into the SD slot on your PC, and it will show up as a 'removable drive' located in "my Computer". You can open it and simply copy/paste the photos directly to any folder you wish. In other words, you don't need any specific software to import photos, and to me it's a much simpler process.
If you don't have a card reader on your PC, you can buy a USB to SD adapter to plug into your USB port for $15 +/-

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

gemmy23
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SOURCE: I bought a SanDisk card and when I put it in my

You might be having trouble with your sd card in the camera because it is too big. Some camera's will only use a certain size card or up to a certain size card. Check your manual for restrictions on the size of SD cards that the camera can use. Also you can buy a sd card reader for about $20 at most stores that sell cameras. Put the card in the reader and then hook it to your computer. You can then transfer the pictures to the computer or to another sd card. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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Please read this carefully and see if you are doing everything correctly. Also you need to connect camera to power source. And use the Original USB cable that came with camera.
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