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Olympus Camera Not Recognized By Windows


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#1 marklafan

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Posted 16 December 2007 - 07:02 PM

I have an olympus FE 190 digital camera. I have always just hooked it up to my USB port and gotten the window asking if i wanted to download pictures. Now when connected to computer, i get no prompt and have no way of downloading my pictures! I am running a laptop using windows XP and its not recognizing the camera.

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Posted 16 December 2007 - 09:59 PM

I'm not familiar with Olympus so you're going to have to double-check your manual. On my daughter's Fuji, someone somehow fiddled with the menu buttons. When she plugged it in the camera thought is was plugged into a printer dock and wouldn't open the download window.
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Posted 17 December 2007 - 12:05 PM

You can use an alternative method. Start/Control Panel/Printers and Other Hardware/Scanners and Cameras. Click on Add An Imaging Device in the left column.

Although auto detection is supposed to take place, it doesn't always.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/d...t/transfer.mspx

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 11:23 AM

The camera is an olympus FE-190. it is just so weird because it has always had the prompt, now there is nothing. when i go to "scanners and cameras" i have to select what model my camera is, but my model is not listed. when i plug the usb cable into my computer the camera recognizes that it is plugged in and asks me if i want to connect to a PC or printer (of course i select PC). so far none of the suggestions have worked :thumbsup:

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 03:43 PM

I think this is what you need to find/download/install: http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/...asp?pressNo=338

I believe installing same would enable auto recognition of your camera.

You can try this, if you like: http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/...twareMaster.asp

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Posted 29 October 2016 - 09:53 PM

Hi: I have an Olympus D560 that did the same thing today. Reinstalling the software and trying different usb ports did nothing, but I discovered that instead of clicking on "PC" on the camera, I clicked on "Print". That put the photos into Removable Storage and from there I was able to drag them into Pictures or Documents. At first I was unable to rotate them when required, but right-clicking on them and selecting Properties and then unchecking "Read Only" solved that problem.

 

I still don't know why it starting doing this all of a sudden after years of being able to download photos with no problem so if anyone has any further ideas, would love to hear them. When I connected the camera via usb and turned it on, I did hear that familiar "ding-ding" sound but then everything stopped.

 

Hope this helps!


Edited by Homeimps, 29 October 2016 - 09:54 PM.





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