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Downloading After I installed the downloading software and connected the camera to the computer properly, I get the message box to open with the canon camera downloading program, I select it and click okay and nothing happens.  Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?  Zoombrowser and eos utility don't do anything either.

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  • jay7 Jan 08, 2008

    ditto, i can only get it to work with the windows built in software.

  • tac24 Jan 20, 2008

    Previously I had the software loaded and it would not always recognize the camera when it was attached to the computer through the USB. Sometimes i had to reboot--but then all was fine. When it worked the procedure wass to turn the camera on and the EOS software pops up and allows me to click the button to start the download. But since restoring my computer and loading the software it now makes the familiar noises as I turn the camera on---showing Windows detected new hardware ---but it won't activate the EOS window for downloading pictures. If I manually open the window---the buttons are dulled out and can not be activated. Basically it doesn't seem to recognize the new hardware as the camera. I've tried reloading the software and it still doesn't detect the camera. As I previously said---before the computer restoration it also did this occasionally. But it was only when the computer had sat too long. A reboot usually took care of it. Now even a reboot does nothing.

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Hi, In dowloading picture it must be in play mode to detect camera by your computer try it now , insert usb to camera and computer you can hear alert beep , the downloading icon will appear either from operating system or cd supplied by camera. , just follow instruction

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