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Powerbook no longer recognizes my digital camera

I have had my powerbook for two months and have imported over 200 pictures from my Pentax Optio 5i, 4 days ago I connected my camera to the laptop and nothing happened. I searched the iphoto help menu and did the following: -Swithced USB ports on computer -Refered to camera owners manual and made sure it was in the corret mode and made sure sleep mode is not a factor -looked at iphoto website for compatible cameras and pentax did not show up, however I was able to download photos for almost two months Any ideas why my laptop a week ago recognized my digital camera and now it doesn't?

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Re: Powerbook no longer recognizes my digital camera

The easiest thing to do is to first back up your photos, then trash your current copy of iPhoto. Then reinstall iPhoto from you Install disc. Then go to Apple's website and get the latest updates for iPhoto Reboot, and don't forget to repair your disk permissions!. That should put you back in business! My guess is that your current app may be corrupted and installing a fresh copy will fix that right away! And remember to do a permissions repair every week or so. This will help you keep your Mac running smoothly.

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