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Canon SD450 Computer does not recognize camera

I have probably 500 downloaded phots from this camera and then one day I hooked up to the computer and the wizard didn't pop up and I tried to manually download and I can not get the computer to "see" the camera? Have tried all the obvious stuff, this kinda makes the whole camera useless if I can not get the photos off the camera? Help me...somebody!

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Yes, there is a way to "reset" the wizard so that it comes on again. But I forget how. Instead you can click on "my computer" and you will see your camera listed there, along with other drives like the C. If you don't see it, then you need to probably turn the camera on, or there's a setting on your camera for transferring images. If that doesn't help, plan B would be to purchase a card reader that hooks up to the 'puter that you'll have slipped in your cameras memory card. You may get the wizard, or just go to "my computer" again & located the memory card there.

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