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Re: Can't take pictures
Check your batteries, they may be inserted the wrong way, if not, then just press the button on the back of the camera ONCE to power it up. Then press the shutter button. the number readout on back should show one less number than it did before. You have taken a photo. You also need software that works.
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Are you sure you did install the software that came with your camera? Without any software, your computer can't; even see there is a camera connected. Let alone get any file from it.
If you had the software on the computer, remove it and try to reinstall it. While installing, the correct driver(s) will be installed on your computer too.
Not enough information. The transferring of files requires a sequence of functions to happen before the pictures will transfer to the computer. You will need the camera software installed on the computer. The camera sequence for transfer and each camera is different, some just need you to turn the camera on after connecting the USB cable while others require you press the "Playback" button to transfer files. Depending on the camera software installed on a computer they "normally" download to a file folder then the pictures can be opened in the software programing.
If I remember correctly, you needed to install the software and the drivers before connecting the camera by USB cable. It should all have been done with the camera not connected.
If you did it while it was connected, you must try uninstaling the software, and going into Device Manager and finding the specific driver fot that camera and Kodak, and removing that too.
Then restart your PC and start fresh.
Do the Software and Driver installation without the camera being installed or attached.
Once you have done the installation of software and driver, then, following the instructions, you can attach the camera and it should work this time.
Software Uninstall your existing software. Download new software from http://www.goaiptek.com/drivers/driverfiles/minixp_1.5.zip Unzip. Install the new software but DO NOT CONNECT THE CAMERA UNTIL INSTALLATION IS COMPLETE.
Camera Remove any batteries. Set switch to 'On' Set Mode to Video When software installation is complete, plug in camera to PC with USB cable supplied. Run installed program on PC. The Mega camera screen will appear. Click on 'Live'. Your camera picture should appear on the screen.
Please install software "Picture Package" CD came with camera. Connect USB cable to camera and other end of cable to PC. Windows XP or Vista will recognize it and install its drivers automatically. If camera is not recognized by Windows, go to camera Menu, enable USB Streaming and check. Hope info will help you.
First, make sure you have installed the software for your camera. The drivers have to be active in order to recognize the camera. Most of the newer cameras will show like a hard drive when you go to MY COMPUTER and then open the portable drive.
If you do not have the software, go to the home page of the camera maker and download the software needed with the drivers.