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Anonymous asked in Consumer ElectronicsCameras · 1 decade ago

DIGITAL CAMERA! AAAAH! Can't get my pictures from it on to my computer!?

My friend gave me her old camera but lost the software installation disk...is there any way I can still put my pix onto my lap top/computer? It's a Canon Digital IXUS V and I can't download the driver from their website apparently.

Please help.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    A card reader is the best way to do it. But why send for one and pay shipping and handling, or wait a long time to get it when you can buy one at most stores that sell digital cameras. Just be sure to get one that accommodates the type of memory card that your camera uses. Or get one that you can use with any card. That's what i did and it wil work with any camera I may get in the future.

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  • Dory M
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    1 decade ago

    Why put up with the headaches of bad software in the first place? Please see the following post, as it describes the use of a card reader as a much easier, faster, and less error prone way to download your photos:

    http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/01/how-do-i-...

    Note that card readers are also extremely inexpensive, available at some places for less than $2 online with shipping. For example, this company is very reputable, but their free shipping comes from Hong Kong and may take up to three weeks. But you can get a good $2 card reader from them, payable via Paypal:

    http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.7230

    http://www.dealextreme.com/products.dx/category.30...

    If you don't feel comfortable with a $2 card reader, or can't wait three week, there's always Amazon. Good inexpensive card readers can be found there for around under $6.

    http://www.amazon.com/s/qid=1232260593/ref=sr_st?k...

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  • 1 decade ago

    Digital cameras don't need a driver, you should be able to plug it in to the PC with your camera USB cord, if nothing comes up automatically, go to MyComputer and open it up as a drive and drag and drop the pictures to your MyDocuments/MyPictures file or use a card reader and open as drive and drag/drop or copy/paste to your pictures file.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Card reader.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Not sure--could it be the valve? Common fault.

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  • 1 decade ago

    You would have to go buy the actually c.d. I don't think theres another way you could do this.

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  • you could also get a card reader

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  • 1 decade ago

    go here and download the software from canon (its free)

    http://software.canon-europe.com/ or here

    http://software.canon-europe.com/products/0000488....

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    usa.canon.com

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