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Downloading pictures I have had my camera several years and never had a problem. Today however I am suddenly unable to download photos, i get the message "unable to detect device" on PC screen. I have tried reinstalling software to no avail. I have deduced that the problem lies with the vivitar 6300 as I was able to download pics from another camera.

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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.

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