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My camera (Sanyo VPC S500) is not being detected by my computer. I have uploaded pictures once before and now it just won't act right!!!!! HEEEEEELLLLLPPPPPP!!!! I have tried going to the sanyo website, I have also tried to use the disk, but it keeps asking me for some file type A: something and silly me threw away all of the papers that came with it!!!!!!! Please, Please, PLLLLLEEEEEEAAAASE help me!!! Oh, did I say PLEASE! Thanks!!!! Smooches!

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  • JerseyJoe Dec 05, 2007

    can not download pictures from camera to pc. All i did was plug it in .no manuel no disk....

  • rusitaaaaaa Dec 17, 2007

    tengo la camara sanyo VPC S500 y no puedo bajar las fotos, conecto el puerto y no la lee, antes ya habia podido bajar, y ahora nose que pasa, NECESITO BAJAR FOTOS cuanto antes. Tampoco encuentro el driver de esa camara. AYUDA

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    computer doesnt recognize my camera.

  • krystawhat Feb 23, 2008

    my computer wont let me delete my camera file

  • cwelch Jun 10, 2008

    trying to download pics to computer but computer doesnt recognize ive even plugged it in

  • jeanylee Aug 24, 2008

    i have the same problem...o have the same camera and whenever i connect my camera to the usb the computer says"usb not recognized"i dont know what to do it has uploaded pic before..HELP PLEASE



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My sanyo vpc- s500 digital camera is sayin decode error when i switching and looking through my pictures, then it get stuck, i would have to remove the battery in order for me to look at the pictures, how do i fix this problem

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I am having the same problem. My camera worked for 8 weeks then stopped. I did all the procedures, unloaded all the software, reloaded it and am getting error messages and can't upload any more pictures. I also realized that Ulead Photo express version 8 with this camera in Aug is outdated, version 11 is now out. I bought my camera on line at Walmart, they are saying it is the camera companies problem. I just emailed Sanyo and asked for a new camera.

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You have loaded images previously- so it works OK huh! Your are Windows XP/2000 -tell me Remove any software you may have loaded that came with the camera, Now plus the camera in, switch it to the 'upload position' and it should appear in my computer as an extra drive - and/or Camera/Scanner wizard will come up and ask what to do next. If you have the CD - there is a manual on it in PDF format- you do not need any software to load images.

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

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Don't have the CD or driver to upload photos

type in the camera name. and you will get free downloads from the site.

Is there any free software I can download to retrieve photos on the sanyo VPC 5500 no memory card"

Sadly not, when you format the card or memory, it wipes it clean off the system. Unlike Hard Drives, there is no magnetic trace from which you could reconstruct the data. Sorry it's not good news :(

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You shouldn't need any extra software to download your pictures. Most digital cameras are accessible through windows just by plugging them in. Then you can browse through your camera and copy them accross manually. I imagine the Sanyo disc may have had a program that made this automated but I doubt you will find it for download as it would probably have copyrighted material on it. In any case I cannot find it for download.

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Sharay, Did you installed to your computer the software CD you received with the camera? In case of a positive answer, check whether the software you received, support the Vista (should be written on the CD). If not, go to Sanyo web site and look for the relevant drivers for your camera and OS. Good luck!
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