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Power Shot A560

  1. New camera....down load / transfer pictures is diferent than my last Power Shot.
  2. With my old camera I did not install the installation disc and when I transfered pictures into my computer it was very easy. I was able to transfer the pictures / chose to automatically delete the images after the down load.
  3. After download I was able to name he file as I chose tto.
  4. I have not been able to igure any of this out with this new camera.
I am a home inspector and shoot 45 to 96 pictures each time. I do this twice a day. It has to be a smoth quick process so I can get me reports out. With this new camer I cannot figure out why I can't have the same process. I really need to keep it simple & fast.

Please help............

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  • Oddjobman1 Feb 21, 2008

    I am not focused on speed of the download. I want the process to be simple and I do not want to have to buy or use additional equipment. The old way was simple and easy. I need to be able to name the file for easy identification and access. I need to have the option to delte the pictures after they download.........why isn't this a option?

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Really the simplest, easiest, and fastest way to download would be with a USB card reader. Simply pull the memory card out of your camera, insert it in the reader, then your computer will recognize it as a hard drive. Simply drag and drop all the pictures from the card to your computer. You should also experience much faster download speed with a reader than from the camera. And card readers are very inexpensive these days:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_st?keywords=memory+card+reader&rs=172282&page=1&rh=n%3A172282%2Ck%3Amemory+card+reader&sort=price

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