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Installation i recently got a new laptop and need to install my camera to it so i can transfer photos. i have lost my cd for the installation is there another way i can download this? i recently brought a new pc and ive lost the disk to install my camera to pc to dowload pictures is there any other way of installing it??

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You don't need to install the camera.


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 Aug 11, 2012

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ctf1800
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SOURCE: I lost Installation disk

you really shouldn't need
you can get driver here:
http://www.polaroid.com/service/productList.jsp?ATR_ServiceHT=Object+ID%3A+8163873836275835&ATR_ServiceMRH=Object+ID%3A+8163873836275834&__TYPE=9&attrUptodate=true&createDt=2007-04-17+14%3A24%3A11&createdBy=2%2C256%2C197%2C860%2C196%2C362&createdByUser=Zwinggi%2C+Nick&folderID=2%2C534%2C374%2C302%2C035%2C005&label=Digital+Cameras&modifiedBy=2%2C256%2C197%2C860%2C196%2C353&modifiedByUser=BLUE+MARTINI%2C+Default+Admin&modifyDt=2007-05-03+15%3A05%3A44&name=DigitalCameras&objectType=9&parentObjectType=SUB_ASSORTMENT&path=%2FAssortments%2FService%2FService%2FDrivers%2FDigitalProducts%2FDigitalCameras&priority=20&pubVersion=140&sba_id=2534374302035007&sba_parent_id=2%2C534%2C374%2C302%2C035%2C005&shortDesc=Digital+Cameras&status_cd=A&bmUID=1196783365931&bmLocale=en_US

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

mdferozali
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SOURCE: I lost Installation disk

Dear Bob:

Please click on the link below and download the drivers for PDC 640CF.

http://tinyurl.com/2va49t
or
http://www.polaroid.com/service/software_download.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524441766060&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302035007&bmUID=1197153342738&bmLocale=en_US

Regards,

Mohammed.

Posted on Dec 08, 2007

diddydaveh
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SOURCE: Problem transferring photos from my digital camera to my PC

iF THE CAMERA SHOWS THE SCREEN and THE COMPUTER DOESN'T GO 'BONGBING' when the menu option is selected, try a different usb cable, or usb port.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

freetek
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SOURCE: photos being transferred to computer lost connection during transfer. Now no photos show in the queue

A good reason to use the 'copy' function whle transferring. Doing this will preserve the pix in the camera memory until you are sure they actually arrived on your computer.
If you have a card drive, you might pull your memory card and plug it in directly to see what might remain there. It may come up as only a 'removable drive' that you can address as if it was any other. 

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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