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I cannot connect Olympus SP500 via USB port to Toshiba Satellite computer using Windows 7. Error Message: The Software is unable to find Olympus digital camera connected to a USB port on your computer.

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Consider 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 Picasa ( http://picasa.google.com ).

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SOURCE: Trying to move picutres from

To learn about the new and free version of Olympus Master 2 software go to: http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/oima_softwareMaster.asp Click on 'Free Download' to register your email address to receive an email containing a link to download either the Windows or Mac version. This software replaces Olympus Master 1.x and is Vista compatible.

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Microsoft updates probably caused a change in your computer and now a device driver won't work. Use a cardreader to download your pictures.

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SOURCE: I keep getting: The software is unable to find

Hi if cant find your software for your camera,
may be you can try to get a external card reader
that you connect to the usb and it will be recognized
automatically,.
hope that will help you

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Try reinstalling the software in the PC.

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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 Windows Photo Gallery or any other photo cataloging program.

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