Question about Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

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I want to download pictures into my comouter

I plugged in the camera into my mother board; however, I dont have the manual to help me download the pictures from the camera to my computer.

What are the steps to download the pictures or what is the website I can go to to download a manual for this camera so I can process my pictures?


My PC does non recognize my camera altough I pluged it in the UDB slot.
furthermore I clicked on my comuter to see if there is a new divice and noting was there.

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  • MAJDad Dec 22, 2007

    I also fail to connect SD1000 to computer on Win2000. USB installed correctly. Software installed without error. ZoomBrowser app's Acquire & Camera Settings > Connect to Camera function results in error indicating no camera device is connected. No USB icon in the task tray. Have most current TWAIN driver (6.7.0, in case that matters) and other Canon apps that came with the camera.

  • JT and Lali Jan 04, 2008

    I plugged my Canon SD1000 into my PC with my USB cable. My PC does not recognize it. I do not have the software to download, nor do I have the manual. I also tried Picasa, but I could not get it to work either.

    Is there a way to download my pics?

  • KeriBeth Mar 20, 2008

    My computer is not recognizing the camera when I plug it into the USB. I have downloaded all of the software and installed correctly, but it will not connect to the camera.



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Nope! Still doesn't work. I finally called Canon and they ran me through a ton of trouble shooting stuff...and then they told me I had "fluctuations of power in my USB port."

Um...really? Because everything else works!

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  • KeriBeth Mar 27, 2008

    Oops! Didn't mean to post that as a solution.


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Generally if you are running WIndows 98, you will need to reboot after installing the software to even have a chance of the camera being recognized correctly.

If you are running Windows 2000, XP or Vista, the camera should be recognized and a driver installed or searched for from the CD software you installed before plugging in the camera.

Sometimes if you plug in the camera first without installing the software, the PC finds a new device with no driver. You can see this by going to Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager and you should see and exclamation on a device in the list. You need to remove this item and reboot your PC.

Now install the software first and when the install is done, then plug in your camera. Generally this works out pretty well.

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