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Conecting thr camera to my computer

Hi, when I conect the camera to the compuer by usb, I get this massage : " the device is not recognized". i am using microsoft XP. thanks, keren.

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  • starr4u Dec 31, 2007

    Mine does almost the same thing, but does nothing at all.


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That error message somehow means your USB connector wasn't plugged in properly to the camera. Another thing is that windows xp doesn't have driver for your camera that's why it wasn't recognized. what's the brand of your camera though? If you just want to transfer your pix from camera to pc or vice versa, use a card reader like the guy above me said.

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To view the pictures on the computer, remove the card from the battery compartment and put it in a card reader connected to your computer.

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