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Canon a85 when i plug in the camera the windows box pops up and says "One of the usb devices attached to this computer has malfunctionedand windows does not recongnize it."  what do i do all drivers were installed prior to plug in.

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PowerShot A85 Digital Camera: when I connect my camera (canon powershot a85) to ...


Consider 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 iPhoto or any other photo cataloging program.

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In the short term you can take the memory card out and use a card reader - at least that will let you see the pictures.

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Get yourself a Card reader. Take the card out of the camera and plug it into the mac (Your printer may already have one built in) The card is a USB mass storage device and should pop up onto the desktop without bothering with the camera. iPhoto will not open automatically so just drag the card contents onto the iPhoto icon in the dock. It will then open up and transfer all the pictures automatically.
I haven't plugged my camera into the computer now for about 3 years.

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Hi,
Try this first turn off your computer using shut down or pressing the power button and then unplug it from the wall outlet. Let it sit for about 30 minutes and then plug it back in.
You will not be getting the message 'USB Device not recognized' .

Hope this helps .

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Consider 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.

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Can you use a USB card reader? The canon software is great but it best used for using a method called tethering your camera (when you shoot directly from camera to hard drive)

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This works for Windows98

1. Uninstall the Canon camera software.
2. Search for "Canon" in the registry. Delete ALL references associated with Canon camera in the registry. Just uninstalling the software will not work. Do not delete any other references to Canon products (printers, etc).
3. Re-install the Canon camera software.

I've had to do this several times. Works every time.

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It's an improperly installed driver for you device. Try going to safe mode and reinstall your camera drivers. Then try plugging it in first while the computer boots to see if it recognizes the attached camera...

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