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PC P4 XP not detecting Canon IXUS500

Please help. Software installed. Appears under Scanners and Cameras but not detected strange yet cannot not find camera

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Re: PC P4 XP not detecting Canon IXUS500

Remove the camera software. Restart the computer. Plug in the USB Set the camera on Ensure it is set to up-load mode. You will get the Scanner/Camera Wizard come up asking you what to do. Let Windows do the work and leave the software disk in the box

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