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Switches off when USB connected to PC

When I connect the USB to the camera it will not switch on. If I switch on and then connect the camera to USB cable supplied it is OK but as soon as I plug the USB into the PC the camera switches off.

I can't get the pictures off the card at the moment.

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Try another usb connector on the computer.
the camera or usb connector may be damaged.
you can always get a cheap memory card reader for your computer as a fix.

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