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I'm having trouble downloading photos to my computer with the software that came with my camera. What can I do? I went strictly by the manual on how to download pictures to my computer, and it is like my comp. is not really recognizing finepix. I have had this trouble before, all of a sudden it worked, but it is getting annoying that I have to repeat and repeat procedure. I don't think I should have to re-enter the software every time I want to download my pictures. Anyone know how to fix this problem? Thanks for your help.

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You do not need Camera Software to download pic to computer. Look for CAMERA or USB Storage Device in you MyComputer folder.

Your camera should show up in MyComputer as a Drive Device. If it does, just double click on it to view mem card contents. Drag and Drop or right click to Copy and Paste to your Pictures Folder or wherever folder.

Better yet, avoid these hassles forever by buying yourself a mine card reader that plugs directly into our USB port. I recommend the SanDisk Mobile Mate SD+. It is just a little larger than a USB Flash Drive and reads SD, SDHC, and MicroSD mem cards. No more unique and bulky USB cables to lug around and saves your camera battery power that otherwise is needed to view and download pics via cable.

$15 at RadioShack, Stapes, or anywhere mem cards are sold.
BTW, for maximum shot to shot response times on the TZ3, buy mem cards that specify at least a 10Megbits/sec data xfer speed. SanDisk Ultra II cards meet this spec. No need for faster more expensive Ultra III that cost more. Probably not worth buying unless you were going to buy a card anyway. TZ3 can handle SDHC(HighCapacity) mem cards to 8Gigabit. Very handy for mem hungry Movie clips.

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Having the same problem with Nikon D60 on Windows XP-sp2

Try installing SP3 on your system (I'm in the process of doing this)
Actually, Nikon's software mentions that it wants SP3

on the other hand, I tried an Ubuntu live CD and saw the photos with no problem..

good luck

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