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My camera won't be recognized when it's hooked up...

I bought a Olympus FE-3010 yesterday with a 2GB memory card for it. I installed the program from the CD that came with the camera, hooked up its USB cord to my PC and plugged in the camera.

When I was prompted to by the program to transfer my pictures, it's saying it cannot find any Olympus cameras, even though it's plugged in.

I've tried reinstalling the program, restarting my computer, plugging it in and out, changing USB ports, and nothing seems to work... help?

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Make sure the camera is on and pc is selected on the camera screen when connected to the computer. You will need to have PC highlighted and select ok on the camera as this starts the camera and computer to communicate. Once communication established the LCD screen of the camera goes dark and the computer should generate a removable disk drive. Check the System Tray (lower right corner beside the PC time) for Safely Remove Hardware. When you click on it, it should read "Safely Remove USB Mass Storage Device Drive ?:" If you dont see that, then check the Device Manager to see if the camera is recognized as USB Mass Storage Device. The camera uses the driver usbstor.

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