Tuesday, August 19, 2008

No Photo


An astute reader has asked about the lack of photographs appearing on this blog. The answer is that my camera and my computer have had a falling out. What I hoped was a minor tiff, that could be cured with a little cooling off (ie re-starting windows) has proved in fact to be a major disagreement and the two pieces of hardware have not been on speaking terms for a few weeks.

If you are an I.T. genius perhaps you can help me! Let me assure you first of all that I have tried various cameras with various cables, I have checked that the USB ports work with other things like iPod/printer, the drivers are installed correctly, and the camera can detect the presence of the PC and go into 'USB' mode ready to export pictures - but the PC still cannot detect their presence. Can you tell me how to PC to speak to my camera again?

6 comments:

Talking Bear said...

Hi HM,

my hubby, TB, is the computer wiz...I'll ask him. We've alternating work shifts, so to speak, at the moment, so hopefully any response won't be too delayed.
As I'm on his computer, you'll see his blog link if you wish to 'interface' directly. ;)

HGF :)

hopefully this will be resolved soon...I miss the pics! :)

Orchid said...

I was going to say, I miss the pics too....(I lurk around here more often than u think I do :)....
will talk to the hubby as well
seriously ur pc and camera need to make up and now!

and thanks for your comment..hadn't thought of finding friends for my son ahead of time......btw, you are spoiling me with your comments....enjoy reading your well thought out comments each time, thank you, again.

AnneDroid said...

And all the people said Amen - somebody please help him. His photos are good...

Sage said...

Have you tried re-installing the drivers for the camera? you should have received a disk to install with the camera and that allows the computer to recognize the device (which clearly at the moment it is not doing).

Failing you not having the installation disk type in as a google search "installation drivers for 'enter camera name/type/ ie. Canon 40ED'"

Hope this helps

That Hideous Man said...

Thanks for the comments....

I have downloaded and re-installed the driver - PC still cannot see the camera though...

His Girl Friday said...

HM,
ahem, is the camara charged up and switched on? ;)