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Trouble Connecting I went to upload my pictures onto my MacBook and the camera won't connect. It had been working fine before and I hadn't changed anything. I tried taking out batteries and memory card, switching USB ports, and making sure the camera was set on USB and not the disk setting. What else can I try?I feel like I had this problem before and maybe it had something to do with Rosetta on Macs...could that be it? But I don't know how/where/what to do for that.Thank you,Tia

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Consider 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 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 from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use iPhoto or any other photo cataloging program.

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Anonymous

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  • Posted on Jun 01, 2007

SOURCE: Memory card problem

I had the exact same problem, and i had no luck finding a solution, so i was messing around with it, and i figured out what the issue was. Go to Menu and then to the SETUP option. When you scroll down there should be a USB option. Change it from Digital Camera to Disk Drive, and your computer/camera will register that it has a card in it!

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Anonymous

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  • Posted on Oct 22, 2007

SOURCE: memory card problem

Assuming your camera acts like a removable drive when connected to the PC try the following.

  1. Right click the removable drive(your camera) in my computer and go properties>tools>error checking>tick both boxes>ok
  2. Wait till it finishes and check if you can now view the contents of the card. And copy to safe place straight away.
  3. Try http://www.officerecovery.com/freeundelete/ to recover any deleted files or fragments of damaged files.
  4. Let me know if any of this works.

 

latina1957

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  • Posted on Jun 06, 2008

SOURCE: memory card blocked!!

  1. I have two of these cameras and have bought new cards and continue to get card locked. I called the manufactuere and they did not help me since my warranty expired.

Anonymous

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  • Posted on Jul 01, 2008

SOURCE: How do I transfer pictures onto the memory card?

Go to the camera's "setup menu" and scroll down to the last option, "move images to card" That should put the images onto the memory card.

Anonymous

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  • Posted on Jul 03, 2009

SOURCE: My camera says card locked

Your memory card has a lock switch, move the switch to unlock.

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