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I recently got a new computer and I have plugged the USB cable from my samsung es57 digital camera into my PC and it says that it is "searching preconfigured driver folders" I want to be able to upload my pictures to my new PC but I think I had a disc with the camera when I bought it but cant find the disc and am wondering if that is a problem. I have phoned Samsung but they say you can download the program for my PC to recognise my camera please help me!!

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There are many ways to download photos from the camera without using the disc that came with the camera.

1- After plugging the camera and turning it on the download setting go to My Computer. The camera card should appear there as E: or D: click until you see other folders and your photos will be in the DCIM folder. copy that and paste it.

2- Or use a card reader not a cable and use the same method.

3- Or use the above two methods, but use Picasa free softweare to Import the photos. It needs a bit of stude and practice. Make sure not to delete or format the camera memory card until you have downloaded and saved the photo to the computer and another placfe such as an external hard drive, a DVD or USB etc.

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