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New camera...no idea how to use. USB cable attached to hard drive but don't know how to transfer pictures taken into hard drive. Camera does not turn on when cable attached to it.

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Unable to transfer images


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 ( http://picasa.google.com ).

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Trying to transfer pictures taken on nikon coolpix L4 to apple imac computer. i have the cable plugged in to computer. camera says preparing to transfer but doesn't transfer. what can i do? i have...


Welcome to Fixya

Try the alternate way of transferring the pictures to your computer instead of using cable.

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. Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. Just drag&drop pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files.


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Mar 06, 2011 | Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera

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I have put a SDHC card into my camera and I have taken some pictures, but I can't get the pictures to transfer from my camera to my computer. Previously, I had no SDHC card and my pictures would transfer...


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.

Jan 30, 2011 | Samsung Digimax S750 Digital Camera

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How do I transfer pictures from my camera to the computer?


images are stored on standard Type I CompactFlash cards. Consider the included 8 MB card a starter capacity, since its 12-picture limit means you'll need to return to your computer often to transfer images and free up the card for more pictures. A 128 MB card is a great size for this camera, storing around 200 images. To transfer images to your computer, simply attach the included USB cable between your PC and your camera. Your computer should automatically recognize your camera and let you move the pictures to your hard drive. Simply click on my computer click on new drive shown in this folder, select all the pictures, copy them and past to your desired location,
you can also copy picture by using card reader, put the SD card in card reader and follow the same procedure
Good luck, do rate the solution if helped

Nov 30, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A40 Digital Camera

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When transfering pictures from camera to PC EasyShare will not transfer some pictures. "picture already exists" in My Collection. These are all new pictures taken with blank memory card. This occurs even...


Scrap the camera! Kodak hasn't and won't address the problem. Most picture download software won't recognize the camera. The only solution is to remove the memory card from the camera, put it in USB adapter and treat it like a flash drive. Cumbersome. Awkward. Stupid. After you scrap the ****, tell your friends so they don't make the mistake of buying a Kodak.

Dec 26, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

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I need the new version of the usb driver because my usb cable will not work


You don't need a USB driver.
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 Nikon Transfer or Picasa.

Nov 22, 2009 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

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I'm trying to download pictures from my Nikon Coolpix. The camera has a fully charged battery and is plugged in via the USB port. However, when I launch the Nikon Transfer process, I cannot select any...


Is the camera recognised by the pc as a usb 'drive'.?? If not try another cable. If another cable does not help, then the fault could be with the camera itself.
Try inserting the card in a separate card reader attached to a pc - if you can see the latest pics taken, then the camera is taking pics ok - and we are back to the transfer problem.

If you can see the pics in your 'my computer' then you can copy or move them onto your pc's hard drive. The fault then could be your Nikon transfer program. Try reloading the software as it may be corrupted on your pc..

Nov 07, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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How to transfer pictures from memory card to pc


If your computer doesn' have a SD card slot, then you will have to use a usb cable. You have to have the drivers already installed from a website or cd.
Then you turn camera on, then hook up usb.
Then you want to go to "my computer" and find the file with your camera on it. Now you can drag the photos into any folder of your choice.

Mar 31, 2009 | Sony Digital Cameras

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Transferring pictures


Once the camera is attached to the computer via USB cable, windows explorer treats the camera card just like another hard drive. the same goes if the camera card is inserted into a card reader.

Because of this, the camera can be seen as a listed hard drive, (C:), (D:), (E:)..... With windows explorer open view "Computer", listing all existing drives, plug your usb cable into the computer and the camera. When you turn on your camera, AutoPlay begins. Choices range from import pictures to viewing pictures with whatever programs are loaded into you computer.

If not AutoPlay then just use Windows Explorer. The Camera will appear as "Removable Disk (K:) [(K:) is on my computer]. Opening this disk will show subdirectories "DCIM" and 100OLYMP. Your pictures are in 100OLYMP. They can be higlighted and drug into the folder of your choice on your computer.

View with windows media center, etc. or download Google's free PICASA 3. It can also download ("Import") your pictures.

good luck

Nov 13, 2008 | Olympus Camedia C-700 Ultra Zoom Digital...

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Have a new camera...no idea how to use! Have USB cable attached to hard drive but don't know how to proceed to store pictures taken on hard drive.


Hi, does your pc have a photo program, this should detect the camera connection.
If not there are various free programs available on the internet,
I use Picasa2 you get this on google.
Download this & then connect your camera it will do the rest.

Jun 11, 2008 | Digital Cameras

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