Installing Your Digital Camera Driver on Your Windows Computer To transfer digital camera photos to your computer, you need to install the camera's driver
on your computer. You can install a driver fairly easily on a Windowscomputer, and that driver lets you access your digital camera photos onyour computer. To install the driver: Enlarge
1Choose Start→Control Panel→Printers and Other Hardware→Scanners
and Cameras→Add an Imaging Device.The Scanner and Camera Installation Wizard
opens with the Welcome screen, as shown in this figure. Enlarge
2Connect your camera or card reader
to your computer (placing your camera in Connect mode, if necessary).
You can probably connect your camera by using a USB
cable, as this figure shows. Enlarge
3Select Automatic Port Detection in the wizard (see figure), then click Next.The Camera Selection window opens. Enlarge
4Select your digital camera make and model in the Camera Manufacturer and Model lists; then click Next.If your camera or card reader isn't listed,install the driver from the disk that came with your device. Place thedisk in the appropriate drive and click the Have Disk button. Thewizard walks you through the process.
5Turn your connected camera on. Click Next.The Installation Wizard now asks you to name your device. Enlarge
6Type a name for your camera or device. Click Next.Choose a name that makes sense to you, or the camera's make and model.
7To complete the Windows installation process, click Finished.