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When the cord is plugged in to connect to my camera's usb the lcd screen goes black and the computer does not recognize that anything is connected, so I cannot upload my pictures

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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.

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You might be able to find a new one at a computer store depending on what connection goes to the back of you camera to get it to work (like a mini jack).

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