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Hi, please help. I cant import my pics from my camera to the computer. i have tried using a different USB but still get no result. It just says 'busy' up in the left hand corner of the screen. the camera is working perfectly. the CF card seems to be working. Is there anything I can do? Many thanks Sandy

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  • kakima Sep 17, 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.

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Having gone over a month without a response to my query, I assume my suggestion to use a card reader solved the problem.

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