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My computer doesn't recognize my camera anymore

With Vista, I used the Windows software included iin the system and it worked fine. After I updated my Norton 360 v4 it no longer recognized the camera. I then uninstalled the Anti Virus application, to no avail. Then I downloaded ZoomBrowser for Windows Vista from Canon. Still no success. But the camera and USB connection work on my wife's computer, so that's not the problem.
What else can I do?

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  • kakima Jul 12, 2010

    Have you considered NOT connecting the camera to the 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. Or you can use any other photo cataloging program, such as Nikon Transfer.

  • peripolsi Jul 13, 2010

    That's a great idea. Never thought of it. It worked, thanks.
    peripolsi

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Norton has changed your registry...that's why the camera is no longer recognized. Solve your problem the way the pros do....use a card reader.

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