Question about Gateway Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Buest Buy geeks tell me my port that takes my camera memory card is missing a pin and they need to send computer away for 2-3 weeks. Is this not covered under my original warranty? Is there a gateway dealer/rep I can get it to to get this repaired more quickly?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,342 Answers

Forget repairing it. Just get a external multi-card reader that plugs unto a open USB port. Hopefully you have a USB 2.0 port as the older v ports were slooooow.

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I need to get an order form to order the part to help me download the pictures off of my camera. Evision 123 # 69A2S1CX0 05280


I could not determine what part it is that you are looking for, however I will still try to help you. It sounds like you are trying to transfer pictures from your camera's memory card to your computer. There are two ways that you can do this.
1. You can use the USB cable that came with the camera and connect the camera to the computer with the memory card inside the camera. Perhaps the part you are looking for is this USB cable to connect your camera to the computer and download the images.
2. If you do not have the USB cable that came with the camera, then you will need to take the memory card out of the camera and plug the memory card into a memory card reader. If your computer has a built in memory card reader then great, that's all you need; just plug the card into the reader and download the pictures from the card. If your computer does not have a built in memory card reader, you can buy one for cheap and plug it into a USB port. Here is a link to buy one from amazon.com which is a very reputable online store:
http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-SDDR-88-A15-Hi-speed-Reader-Package/dp/B0000AKVHF
Plug this card reader into your USB port on your computer and plug your camera's memory card into this reader. Your computer will recognize the card and you can download the images to your computer! Good luck!

Jul 03, 2011 | eVision ClearView Digital Camera

2 Answers

Canon IXUS 75


hi,
If you are using a memory card then please take it out and then check if its turning ON.and check with the battery polarities and also check if they are compatible.it should work fine.

Aug 18, 2008 | Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital...

1 Answer

Nikon digital camera malfunction


Hey jackie jean,
If the two year extended warranty you are talking about is a performance service plan purchased at a Best Buy™ store then you could bring the camera into a Geek Squad® precinct in a Best Buy™ store, and they should be able to send it out for service at no charge to you. I am assuming you formatted the memory card in the camera, but if this is not the case and you have formatted the memory card using your computer then I would suggest formatting the memory card in the camera. I hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Allan
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Jul 29, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix S51c Digital Camera

1 Answer

Sony cyber shot dsc-w100


Hey cocobear,
With any electronics water is their enemy, and if this camera was completely submerged it should be looked at by an authorized service technician. You could bring it to a Geek Squad® precinct in a Best Buy™ store and they could send it out to be looked at by an authorized service center. I will say that digital camera repairs often exceed the value of the camera. As far as getting your images onto your computer you could try taking the memory card out of the camera and try using a card reader that connects to a USB port and upload your images directly to your computer from your memory card. I hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Allan
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Jul 25, 2008 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Canon A570


Hey ALMiller,
What it sounds like is you have a faulty sensor, and you should have the camera looked at by an authorized service technician. You could bring it to a Geek Squad® precinct in a Best Buy™ store and they could send it out to a service center. As far as the no memory card message I would try cleaning the memory card contacts. I hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Allan
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Jul 01, 2008 | Polaroid i830 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Digital camera repair


Hey BUCKS WIFE,
As far as deleting images this can be done also by formatting the memory card, but definitely upload your images to your computer first because formatting does delete all the images on your memory card. The zoom function problem on the other hand will most likely have to be looked at by an authorized service technician such as bringing it to a Geek Squad® precinct at a Best Buy™ store and they can send it out for service. I hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Allan
Go Ahead. Use Us.

May 18, 2008 | Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera

1 Answer

DV Out/In cable missing


You need a Firewire (also called IEEE1394) cable to transfer DV to your computer. I buy mine here, usually:
http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10301

There are 4-pin, 6-pin, and 9-pin Firewire connectors. Virtually all camcorders sport the 4-pin variety. Most PC laptops do as well (if there's a built-in port) so for camcorder interface, you would need a 4-pin to 4-pin cable. Most PC desktops that support Firewire use the 6-pin cable, so you would buy a 6-pin to 4-pin cable to hook up to the camcorder. Some Apple Macintosh computers and high-end PCs may support an 9-pin port as well, which is the newer, faster version of Firewire, but offers no advantage when talking to a camcorder.

If you haven't used your computer with a Firewire device before, do make sure you have one. These are available as PCI cards, PCIexpress cards, PC cards, and ExpressPort cards. It's pretty common for a modern desktop PC to have one or two Firewire ports. They're not uncommon on laptops, but do check.

Jan 22, 2008 | JVC GR-DVM5 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

5 Answers

Installation help for dynex dx-crd12 all in one card reader


I would recomend installing the card reader this way. Shut off all programs that you don't need during the start up. When the card reader installs its kind of touchy, froze my computer a few times.

If you have blue 9 pin usb headers on your motherboard, consult your manual for this, or google it. Take the 5 pin connector, find the side with the red wire, face that side away from the side of the blue header with a missing pin. Make sure you connected to the row with 5 pins. After that you should be able to power up your computer and it will work.

If your computer doesn't reconize the card reader use the cd it came with.

Nov 10, 2007 | Electronics - Others

1 Answer

Picture Card


You cant put another card in these, they have fixed memory of about 2 mb, takes about 50 low res pics, use it as a webcam instead.

May 03, 2007 | Cobra Digital DC125 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Computer recognizing device


Same thing happened to my Powersgot SD450. I'll tell you what the Best Buy Geek Squad guy told me: If it's off warranty, the repair will be about as much as a new camera. But, for $20, you can buy a USB memory card reader that will still read the card. I bought the card reader. It works great.

Apr 06, 2007 | Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

49 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Gateway Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18407 Answers

Prashant M
Prashant M

Level 3 Expert

2260 Answers

Matthew Spark
Matthew Spark

Level 3 Expert

1066 Answers

Are you a Gateway Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...