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Software installation I just bought the Canon SD1000 camera and am having difficulty installing the software. My laptop runs on Windows 2000 but the software CD won't execute because I don't have enough screen resolution. Which means that I can't install the USB driver. How then can I download pictures from my camera to the computer? What are my options?

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Re: software installation

From my experience at working for a projector manufacturer who also dealed with software there is a few things you can do: 1) Open the CD to view the files in there. Contact the manufacturer to make sure all the files are listed on the software that was supplied or that its not corrupted. If that fails.. 2) Ask for them to send you another one if its still not working. It shouldnt cost you anything if its under the manufacturers warranty. After all, how else are you going to use this? 3) Make sure you are following the prompts. If all else fails, restart your computer to make sure that isnt what needs to be done before it works properly. Most software does require your system to be restarted in order to take affect... 3) If that STILL doesnt do it...then verify with the manufacturer their system requirements. Make sure your computer programs are compatible with their software install. If not, they might have an online option for your or a few other options you can do in order to install it. Good luck with your problems. I hope my experience helps you out. Have a wonderful day and keep me posted! Cheers, Cammykins.

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