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Little Tykes "My Real Digital Camera"

Hi - my 6 yr old son got this for christmas, and I am supposed to be able to plug it in with the provided USB cable and have it be able to download the photos to my computer. My XP (Sp2) computer does not recognise the USB device.
I looked at Little Tykes for a driver or something, but there is nothing to download. What do I do to make it work for him. I tried the computers "troubleshooting" but found the language impossible to understand becase I dont know what a root hub and other things are.

http://www.littletikes.com/toys/my-real-digital-camera.aspx

This is the camera.
Can you please help?

Thanks,

Valerie
valerie.warner@rogers.com

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  • Swissmissy Jan 01, 2008

    Any suggestions for downloading to OS X? The Mac isn't recognizing the camera as being connected, so I can't proceed beyond that.

    Thanks.

  • andrew2008 Jan 16, 2008

    I'm having the same problem with the camera we bought for our son. Did anything you tried resolve this problem?

    Thanks.

    Andrew



    Drewandtine@aol.com

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2008

    Anyone figure out how to get the pics from the camera to the puter ---

  • Boss6084 May 26, 2008

    Really disappointed ! I bought two for my kids at chrismas 07 and having the same problem. The kids took some pictures of there Uncle and now he has past away all of a sudden and we really would like to print the pictures. I just talk to someone at a party on May2408 he is going to try and send me a disc to download for it . if it works Ill let you all know. annballam.2 @hotmail.com



  • BeetleBugg Jun 04, 2008

    We received the same device for our son, we have tried everything to obtain the pictures from the camera. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated

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Hi i had the same problem ......then i tired pushing the usb cable all the way in the camera which is difficult as of that flap thing but that worked !!!! hope this helps

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

  • cprince25 Dec 06, 2010

    I had the exact same problem! But as you said the little door to the USB compartment gets in the way of the cable being plugged in all the way.. I done the same thing and used my finger nail to hold it open as I plugged it in and it worked like a charm for me also!
    Thanks for the advice! Now my son is HAPPY! :-D

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    kim8971 Jul 04, 2012

    I finally got our son's photos off the camera thanks to you! You are a lifesaver!

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Since the link in the question has expired, I don't know if we are dealing with the same model of camera. Ours has a small sliding door that protects the USB port on the camera, and I found that if I plugged in a USB cable without paying close attention, that the camera would display the "USB" screen as if it were connected, but nothing would happen on the computer itself.
Upon closer inspection, however, I noticed that the little door was actually blocking the body of the cord, preventing the plug from being inserted all the way. It took my big, clumsy fingers several tries to hold it open with my fingernail while getting the cord housing past the door, but once I did it worked like a charm on my Mac OS X machine with no drivers necessary.
I hope this helps!

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

  • dyaremko Nov 20, 2010

    This worked perfectly.

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I had the same problem. The solution I found, was to shut down the camera. The camera of course, was stuck with the USB icon on the LCD, so I had to unscrew the battery compartment to get it to shut down. Then, once the camera was shut down, I re-tightened the battery compartment. Then, I connected the camera to the computer with the USB cable again. Only while the camera was already shut off, did the computer recognize the device. The problem was the I had turned the camera on before I had connected it to the computer. Apparently, you have to make sure the camera is shut off first.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

  • Rubguss Aug 28, 2011

    Fué de mucha ayuda. Muchas Gracias.

    Rubén Flores. ruben.flores@gmodelo.com.mx

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No driver or software needed for a usb device such as this this
But there are issues occasionally with camera with internal storage as opposed to 'cards'
If you have load software from a disk unload it and let Windoze find it

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