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Communications error Everytime i try to put a pic or vid into a folder it says "Communications error, please check to make sure your camera is properly connected an turned on" which it is! I tried the troubleshooting in the book and it just said "Unplug USB and plug back in" I must have done this a million times. Any help?

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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, such as Nikon Transfer or Picasa.

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Ya, the transfer wizard in Windows only gets the pics. For the vids you have to go into MyComputer, and your cam will show as removable media. From this folder, you can copy the vids: they will show no File Type, but the pics do.

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http://fujifilmusa.com/support/ServiceSupportSoftwareContent.do?dbid=862802&prodcat=878844&sscucatid=664260

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Okay could be a program error with windows and that port. If you have a port on your pc SD Mini port take your camera card out and slid it into the PC port SD mini. it "should accept your photos." download them into My picture folder or some where you can remember. My doc, or my downloads. Oh what many for get is the pic's on your camera will be huge. maybe 3Mbs each, so be sure to compress them. Or it will take for ever and a day to email them. Compressing will not damage the Pic quality.

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This is a generic answer:

Inside of most of the lens units, there is a servo amplifier that drives the motors for the lens operation. The servo control board is most likely defective or one of the ribbon assemblies that works with it is defective.

You would not be able to service this yourself. The lens will require factory service.

In the camera there is a communications circuit that is in the electronics. This can also give a fault condition that would give the same or a similiar type of error code.

Send both the camera and lens unit to have proper verification and service.

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Hey peewack65,
According to the manufacturer this message means that the camera is not connected to the computer properly, which could be due to a faulty USB cord. I would also make sure your drivers have not been accidentally deleted, and you could try updating your drivers. Another option is to upload your images from your memory card to the computer using a card reader that plugs into a USB port. I hope this helps!

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you have several options.
1. see first what operating system you computer runs.
if it is vista or mac, it will be recognized as unknown device,
look for SSCAM100 or DCIM folder. you will then see the camera files in that folder.

2. you should also download the cd driver, the cd that comes with the camera, to your PC. this will help the connection be proper.

3. if you're using desktop, try to connect the camera at the back of your tower. look for a USB port at the back of the tower and connect USB cord to it.

4. make sure you're using the proper USB cable, the cable that comes with the camera. for your S630, it is USB cable type 2.

5. also, make sure before you connect camera to PC, camera is turned off, when the USB cord is properly connected, that is the time camera should be turned on.

6. when unpluggin the camera to PC, make sure that you are safely removing the device from the PC so you will not have future connection problems.

hope my suggestions work for you.

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