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Canon powershot sd1000 malfunction

I have a canon powershot sd1000 and i plugged it into my computer and it said that the device malfunctioned and could not be recognized... is there a way to fix this so i can import my pictures?

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If the camera is not recognized on any other computers it's hooked up to either, your best bet is to take the SD card out, put it in a card reader, and plug that into your computer. If the card still works, you should be able to pull all of your pictures off--probably way faster than using the data cable too.
If your card is an SDHC card, make sure your reader can read SDHC. Most laptops made in the last 3 years have card readers, but they might not read SDHC cards. You should be able to pick one up for $5-10 at the store.

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