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I cannot use the camera on my Mac. On my old Mac it would not put up an icon to click on. On my new Mac it just sends a beachball rolling and rolling and will not stop unless I open the battery compartment (on-off switch does not work and computer is stuck). Ok - can you help me?

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Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use iPhoto or any other photo cataloging program.

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How To Transfer images To Your Windows XP/VISTA PC P, td, li {font-family: arial, u; font-size:9pt; margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px; word-spacing:1px;} To transfer images from your camera to your Windows XP PC, follow these steps:
  1. Connect your camera to your PC using the USB cable.

  2. Turn your camera on, and then select the 'Computer' option on your camera.

  3. After you have selected the computer option, a pop-up appears on your PC informing you that Windows has found new hardware. Close the pop-up.

  4. Double click the 'My Computer' icon located on your desktop. The My Computer window appears.

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  7. Find the folder named 101SSCAM. The images taken with your camera are in the folder.

    Note: Each folder in your camera contains up to 99 images. Once this limit is reached in an existing folder, your camera creates a new folder. The folders are labeled successively: 102SSCAM, 103SSCAM, etc.
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  12. Double click the 101SSCAM folder in My Documents to access and view the pictures taken with your camera.
How To Transfer images to Your Mac PC P, td, li {font-family: arial, u; font-size:9pt; margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px; word-spacing:1px;} To Transfer images from your camera to your Mac, follow these steps:
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