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My camera wont connect to the computer

My camera won't connect to the computer. I have it plugged in the correct way, but nothing happens. I wont to try and download the pictures onto the computer. But, wont work.

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  • Destiny M Jan 11, 2008

    Please... Anyone?

  • jk53 Feb 20, 2008

    My camera is a Fujifilm FinePix F40fd. I have the same problem as Destinym944. I have tried reinstalling drivers off the Fujifilm website. This camera is definitely compatible with Windows XP which is the operating system I am using (I checked on the microsoft website). I think it used to work in the past but I'm not entirely sure.

  • Luv2takepics Apr 01, 2008

    My camera won't download the pictures. The camera turns on when I connect it to the computer but it won't download the pictures. I know it is all connected correctly. Any advice?

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    Same as others - won't connect

  • Anonymous May 14, 2008

    Camera connects to the computer, but no icon or drive ID appears in the available drives.

  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    My camera wont connect to hte computer. I plug it in but a message pops up saying there was a problem when downlaoding the new hardware. I tried all the USB ports on my computer, it still wont work...

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    My computer is doing the exact thing... Almost. The wizard pops up and says there was an error, and then you hit finish, and the computer ejects the device. Help?

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    meee 2 omg its not working and its pissing me off

  • Sweetmami82 Jan 02, 2009

    Pentax 7.1 megapixels digital camera wont connect to my computer, I plugged in the adapter correctly and usually when you turn the camera on it pops on my computer but nothing, no sound, nothing, what should I do?

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    i have the same problem. i have a coolpix L18 8.0 megapixel. its plugged in correctly but no icon or anything shows up.

  • brian c
    brian c May 11, 2010

    Please post the exact brand and model number of the cam.

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I have the same proble but it says that the device is unreadable and to get a new device? Anyone have a good link to a new driver? Wonder if that would solve it?

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I worked with the camera until I tried every possible combination of settings. Once I set the camera back to video instead of camera function and plugged it into the computer then it gave me a reading of Mass Storage and downloaded the 64 pictures I had taken and offered me the chance to save to a folder!
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Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Downloading pictures

Ok, let's see if your pc sees the camera. Plug in your camera and then turn it on. Can you go to My Computer and find your camera in the list of removeable drives? If so, double click on the drive and drill down through any folders. Can you find pics on the camera?

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Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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Sound like a problem with the lens stuck; is common defective that need new lens unit replacement or just repairable.

This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include "E18 lens error" (older Canons), "ACCESS" error (Sony), "Zoom Error" (Fuji), "lens error, restart camera" or just "lens error" (nearly all camera makers lately use this variation). Some cameras might show nothing at all, but merely make a beeping noise as the lens goes out, then in, then the camera shuts off. Sometimes the lens won't even move.

Check this link to know about certain detailsthat coudl help: fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.

Also, could reference the video files below for an alternate method:
· Turn the camera on
· Let the lens extend into the hard surface, don't let it extend all the way. Mine retracted slightly and then tried to extend again (let it extend the second time).
· Lift the camera away from the hard surface and notice that the error message is gone.

Additionally, here is a video of the normal power up sequence of the camera and there other moethods:
1. Here is the first alternate method
2. Here is the second alternate method

Good luck.

Posted on Jun 02, 2011

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SOURCE: When I try to download my pictures to my computer

Having gone over two months without a response to my query, I assume my suggestion to use a card reader solved the problem.

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