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Usb connection in pic

How do i import pictures i am trying to use picture lite or whatever came with my f505 but it is looking for a serial device on com1 i believe what com number does usb become ??

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Re: Usb connection in pic

Do not use Picture Gear Lite to open your pictures. If you have Windows 98 and have installed the drivers from your CD supplied with the camera then open the pictures from your Windows Explorer. When you hook up the USB cable to your 505 from the PC then turn on the cameras power. At that point you will have a new drive letter appear in Windows Explorer. That is if your drivers are installed correctly. Once you see the new drive letter appear, just open files from it just as you would if you were doing so from a floppy disk. Copy/Paste or what ever. Go on and give it a shot! Have fun.............

Posted on Sep 11, 2005

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I can't download pics from my hp photosmart M415 camera to my hp laptop, only vides are importing but not single pics. What should I do?


Apparently whatever program you're using to download is set to download only videos, not pictures.The best way to download pictures and videos 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 and videos from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo/video cataloging program, such as Picasa.

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I can view the videos and pics on camera but cannot copy it from the device. memory card was given with the device


The best way to download pictures and videos 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 and videos from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo/video cataloging program.

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Can not import pics,my finepix studio reads my iphone plugged into my usb, but when i plug the fugi camera in (xp10 model) , i cant get anything to import, its like its not plugged it. the camera says usb...


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). 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 management program.

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When I review my pictures on my camera there are blank pages and the camera freezes up when I get to a blank spot. some pics have come through but not all. when I try to import to my computer everything...


Try to download your pictures to the computer. First make sure the camera has enough power to download the images without stopping. Connect the USB cable to the computer make sure the camera is off when you connect the mini USB end to the camera, then turn the camera on and depending on your computer operating system an icon will show on your desktop or in system preferences and an external hard drive. Once you have the pictures safely on your computer Hard Drive "eject" or click the icon to close and wait for safe to remove device )depends on system) then format the memory card always format the card or delete pictures in the camera not the computer.

Dec 28, 2010 | Sony DSC-S930 Digital Camera

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The memory card is not showing my pictures when i plug my camera into my laptop


Hi,


Please follow the steps below for connecting the Camera to the Computer for transferring the images.

Turn the Camera ON.

Turn the Computer ON.

Make sure to Insert the Memory Stick in the Camera.

Set the USB CONNECT option in the Setup 2 Menu of the Camera to PTP. [Set the Mode dial of the Camera to Camera, press the Menu button, select SETUP-->SETUP2-->USB CONNECT-->PTP-->OK.]

Connect the Camera to the Computer using the supplied USB cable.

The Computer will automatically install the USB Driver for the Camera.

When the installation completes, an AutoPlay window will appear.

In the AutoPlay window, click the Import Pictures option.

In the Importing Pictures and Videos window, click the Import button.

If the USB connection from the camera is not recognized by the computer, disconnect the USB cable and repeat changing the USB CONNECT option to PictBridge, Mass Storage or Auto.

If the issue persists, try connecting to a different USB port on the Computer.

Try re-installing the USB Driver from the Device Manager.


Good Luck!

KenSolutions

Nov 23, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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Camera says file error when trying to look at pics


Question; Have you tried plugging the camera in to the computer with the usb cord?...If not, leave your memory card in the camera and connect the camera via usb cord into the computer, after a few seconds orso a window will come up asking you"what do you want to do with this device" orso, just close (x) that and click on "start" on the desktop. When that opens, click on " my computer". A window named"my computer" will open up showing several devices (depending how many device you have on your computer). For instance, the hardrive is usually marked (c) disk..Look for a "device" with a name that sounds like your camera and open (double click) that. If you don't recognize any devices, then open them all, one by one, (except the hardrive (c) ) and see if there are any folders in there that seems to represent your picture file orso (mine says 100dcism or something like that, I dont know why lol), double click such file and it will open up. If you then see files named (jpg) etc then those are your pictures. If you are still not sure then double click one and it will open up, if it is a picture then your picture will come up in full view, voila,you found your pics (they are in the file you openend before yopu actually saw the picture come up)...If you still dont see your picture, just close all windows and repeat process on different "discs" ( (c), (f), (g) and any others, except (c) thats the harddrive usually....Once you've located your pictures copy or cut (hover the mouse pointer over the picture you want and right-click then select cut (this removes the file, picture in thid case, from wherever you cut it, or you can copy it(same right-click procedure) and select"copy" this will leave the pic where it was while making a copy you can "paste" anywhere you want them from the place you found them and paste them in to the folder you want ( I sometimes create a new folder on the desktop and put all my files I take from the camera in there, then later I can sort them to seperate the video's from the picture files....For your problem in particular, I would follow these procedures till I found the new files you are trying to load into your computer, when you find those then cut or copy those to wherever you like (ie "my pictures" folder. Once you have them safe there, I would go back to "my computer" and find the disc ( (e), (f), (g) where you found your missing files (pics) and then delete everything on that disc, this will delete and clean your disc, and most likey remove the straggling deleted pics of times past lol...If you know how to defrag then go to the defrag menu, but this time, while camera plugged in via usb, chose the 2 disc visible (unless you have 2 harddrives your camera will be the second one(it will have the same disc letter ( (f) or (e ) for instance as the disc you found your pics on (the disc here is actually the memory card in your camera

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I HAVE A SONY DIGI CAM MODEL DSC W-5. MY PC IS NOW UPGRADED WITH WINDOWS VISTA AND SINCE THEN IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO DOWNLOAD THE PICTURE TO PC. THE INSTALLATION CD ISSUED WITH CAMERA DOES NOT COMPITABLE...


  1. Turn on the camera.
  2. Insert the recording media containing the pictures into the camera.
  3. Depending on your camera, set the USB Connection or Transfer mode setting in the menu to the Mass Storage , Normal , or PTP .
  4. Use the USB cable supplied with the camera to connect the camera to the computer. IMPORTANT:
    • Connection through a USB hub or other USB device -- such as a printer or keyboard -- is not supported and cannot be guaranteed. Connect the camera directly to a USB port on the computer.
    • If the USB connection from the camera is not recognized by the computer, disconnect the USB cable and repeat steps 4 and 5 using a different USB Connection or Transfer mode setting. If the connection is still not recognized, further troubleshooting is available.

    NOTES:
    • The computer will automatically install the USB driver for the camera.
    • When the camera connection is established, an AutoPlay window will appear.

  5. In the AutoPlay window, click Import pictures .
  6. In the Importing Pictures and Videos window, click the Import button. NOTE: After the pictures have been imported, the Windows Photo Gallery window will appear and display thumbnails of the imported images.
If this doesn't work there is an updated driver available

Here


(from Sony Website)

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DSC-F55 serial connection a disadvantage?


It would take atleast 4 times longer compared to USB. (maybe looking at upwards of 10X slower) I've got the F55 and suggest buying the floppy disk adapter, its only $60 or so and will speed up the xfer considerably. I would say 4times faster.

Sep 11, 2005 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F55 Digital Camera

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F505 serial connection is dead.


Had the serial port working before? If not, try this, disable the infered port and click start choose IBM Thinkpad 760 open it and locate the com1 (serial) and enable it. It should work fine. Goodluck.

Sep 11, 2005 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F505 Digital Camera

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F505 USB driver problems


I don't know if I'll be much help, but I own a Dell also. I have an older Dell, it's a Pentium II 300 XPSD3000. When I first installed the driver, it recognized the camera and I was able to copy the images off of it. But when I unplugged the USB cable, or turn the camera off, my computer froze. After trying everything, I resorted to fromatting my drive and reinstalled Windows 98. Everything works great now! No more freezing after I remove the USB cable, or turn the camera off. I also use a Dell at work. It's a Pentium II 450 and it seems to work fine with the camera. I'm not suggesting you format your hard drive and start over, but if it's your last resort, you might want to try it. Get some help if you're uneasy about doing it. First you should try these steps though: 1. Remove the USB drivers you had previously installed. 2. Take at least one picture with your camera. 3. Connect the USB cable to the computer and your camera (with the camera turned off). 4. Put the driver cd in the cd-rom and turn the camera on. The computer should detect a new device and ask for drivers.

Sep 08, 2005 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F505 Digital Camera

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