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Lost my driver software CD for my Powershot A30 so now, how can i transfer photos from memory card to computer?

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A lot of people assume that they must use the cable and sofware that came with the camera in order to download their photos. The problem is that the cable/camera way can be very problematic.

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ALTERNATE WAY TO TRANSFER PHOTOS AND VIDEOS TO A COMPUTER
If your photos and videos are stored on the memory card, then remove the memory card from the camera and insert it into an USB memory card reader. Connect this USB memory card reader and memory card into the USB port of your working computer. Your computer will see this as an USB Mass Storage Device or an external storage device; you can then open the folder on the memory card and copy the photos and to your computer. Memory card reader is a handy device and is inexpensive. You can copy photos from other cameras and you can also download photos off your memory card to someone else's computer without the need of installing any programs.

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If your photos and videos are stored on the memory card, then remove the memory card from the camera and insert it into an USB memory card reader. Connect this USB memory card reader and memory card into the USB port of your working computer. Your computer will see this as an USB Mass Storage Device or an external storage device; you can then open the folder on the memory card and copy the photos and to your computer. Memory card reader is a handy device and is inexpensive. You can copy photos from other cameras and you can also download photos off your memory card to someone else's computer without the need of installing any programs.

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I'm sorry for the difficulties you're experiencing in transferring images from the Camera to the Computer. I have researched with your model and found that drivers are not available from the manufacturer. However, most of the Still cameras do not require driver or software to transfer images now a days.


Once you connect the Camera to the computer, you will get the Camera as a removable drive under My Computer. You can open the removable drive to see the pictures stored in the Camera/Memory Card.


If the Operating System installed in your Computer still needs a driver, you may use the Memory Card slot on the Computer to transfer the pictures. Please follow the steps to transfer pictures using Memory Card Reader in the Computer:


- Remove the Memory Card from the Camera.

- Insert it in the Memory Card slot in the Computer.

- Open the pop up window or find out the removable drive under My Computer.

- Copy the required files to a folder in the Computer.


Note : Most of the Notebooks come with its own Memory Card Slot. If it does not, you may get one from the market without much spending.


Thanks for understanding.


Please let me know if you need further assistance.

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I have lost my CD on how to download the software for my powershot A30 and want to now download picture to my laptop, where can I get a CD or other source so I can.


Using a USB lead, you shouldn't need a driver or other software. The computer can recognise the camera memory as a removable drive without actually recognising the camera as a camera. Try looking in "My Computer" for an extra drive (Under "Devices with Removable Storage") and opening that. There should be directories with picture files in them that you can drag to your desktop.

Many people find it more convenient to just take the memory card out of the computer and put it in a card reader, especially now that these readers are built into computers and printers. You can't get the pics from the camera's internal memory that way though.

Software, driver, and manuals can be downloaded from this page.

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There are two ways of doing this:
  1. Install the software on the CD that came with the camera, then use the USB cable that came with the camera to connect it to the computer. The software should walk you through the rest of the process.
  2. Buy an SD card reader (example Card Reader from Amazon.com), connect it to your computer, and take out the SD memory card from the camera, and insert it into the appropriate card slot on the card reader. Then use whatever photo management software to manage your photos.
I would recommend the second method since it reduces the wear and tear on your camera and allows you to access the photos easier through Windows Explorer or Finder (MacOS).
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There are no drivers available to make the Canon PowerShot A30 work with Windows Vista. Your best bet is to get a CF card reader ($15 or less) with a USB connector and put your card from the camera into it. Windows Vista will recognize the card reader and the photos without any drivers.

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You can get a card reader: http://www.google.com/products?q=card%20reader

That's what I use with the thing all the time. Also some software like Photoshop Lightroom will handing imports automatically.

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If posible dowload the drivers/software directly from the Manufacture webside OR

Some times when digital camera have connectivity problems or cant find drivers or software (not compatible) the BEST SOLUTION it's to get a memory card reader, that way you will be able to get your pictures and video to your computer and not only that ... you can even use the camera memory as a USB Flash Memory jejeej XD and transfer info from computer to computer

So my best advice will be to get one ; ) , Exist diferent types and even universal ones that have like ALL-in one readers.

That's what I did when the USB port on my camera got busted
Hope this info help you or at least give you an Idea! ....

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