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NOT TRANSFERRING IMAGES TO MY HP LAPTOP

I HAVE NOT USED MY CANON A70 FOR A FEW MONTH.
I CONNECTED CAMERA VIA ITS LEAD TO THE LAPTOP,, IT DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY PROVIDE ME WITH SEVERAL CHOICES AS TO WHAT I WISH TO DO. IF I CLICK ON THE A70 IMAGE IN MY COMPUTER IT ASKS ME TO CHOOSE FROM THE MENUFIELD PROVIDED AN OPTIAN - HOWEVER - THE FIELD IS EMPTY AND NO OPTION IS GIVEN
WHAT TO DO .. PLS ANSWER ASAP TXS FOR THAT VERONIKA

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Ohh maskina .. Bring to me here in Oman i will Fix it :P

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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Hi i have a a70 bought a few yers ago its been working fine but now it doesnt tranfer images to camera i e take photo but nothing on flash card can you suggest problem cheers jools

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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Try 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 any photo cataloging program such as Picasa.

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Its problem with ccd imager and imager need to be replaced.

Canon will repair A70 free of cost as per announced scheme.

Click Canon CCD Advisory for details.

Good luck.

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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 any photo cataloging program such as Picasa.

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Dear jk_cibergirl:

It is likely that some type of corruption has happened to your memory card. Try reformatting the card in your camera to correct any problems. If that works then you should be fine to take more pictures from this point. If not, you may need to get another memory card. Check your memory card manufacturer for warranty information.

Just a few tips to help you avoid this problem in the future:

1. Even though your computer can format a memory card, do
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2. Always format the memory card in the camera it will be
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3. Do not share cards among cameras - even if they use the
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Consider your memory card to be camera specific.

4. Do not place your camera close to strong magnetic fields
(e.g on top of a television)

5. Lastly, even though your camera has a single image erase
button, do not do what some do and fill your card up and then
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take a few more new images. This almost certainly will lead
to data corruption on your card. Download your images and
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If you need to recover any lost images from that memory card, you can give it a try by simply downloading free software from the internet (such as Zero Assumption software available at www.z-a-recovery.com), connecting your memory card to your computer via a card reader, and running the program on the card reader volume.

Hope this helps.

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