camera not recognised by laptop

  Iceman244 20:29 22 Mar 2011

I am connecting my digital camera to my laptop via USB lead but nothing is coming up on the laptop.

Usually a box appears to transfer files etc. to my laptop and this box appears automatically as soon as I connect the USB lead to the laptop.

Nothing is wrong with the USB lead.

My laptop is running Windows 7 can anyone help?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:31 22 Mar 2011

Ghost device conflicts are the mostly cause especially for devices that are connected and disconnected regularly i.e. pen drives, external drives, mp3 devices,cameras and phones.

Remove all USB devices

click here

Download and run

Uninstall ALL devices that are shown as not connected.

Reboot the machine.

Plug in your USB device and windows should then find new hardware and reinstall the drivers for the device.

  eedcam 22:22 22 Mar 2011

Get a card reader if appropriate much better

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