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    Quote Originally Posted by da_ging
    the canon a40 i had just needed a driver installing ,not unusual and qute obvious when you think about it

    install the driver Skii ,sod the software u just need the driver to see it as a removable drive

    oh and a quick wouldnt have hurt either
    I have m8, I've used cameras on Win2k before and you almost always need the camera driver.

    If it was a driver issue it would say 'unknown device' or 'device not recognised', the problem is that it is detected but only accessible through the poxy imaging software.

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    use photoshop then Skii... all you have to do is "import" the images through the file menu.. it comes up in thumbnails.. open any u like and you should be able to delete images off there too...

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    Sounds sneaky... I'm thinking of getting a Canon Ixus i now, anyone know if it works the same way? I would prolly like to access it from linux aswell so I really hope it isn't a complicated device to access... But then I could always just get a card reader if it becomes an issue I guess... Would be nice to know that before I get it though.
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    just looked and it appears there is only a twain driver for win2k so yea it will only work thru software ,best thing todo is find some software that u can get on with ,plenty about to choose from

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    Well with my Canon EOS 300D the manual told me to intall the software first so I did. I only installed the WIA driver and the Zoom browser thing. I didnt realise that XP might recognise it without the Zoom browser thingy. Ill try that first next time.
    Importing into PS is fine if you only want a few photos but it is annoying if all you want to do is save them to disk. The Zoom browser thing will save the whole lot for you although I presume that could also be easily acheived if it was recognised as a mass storage device.

    AS for Linux I was impressed by how easily it was to access the photos. I am using Fedora 1 and it has a little camera applet and all I had to do wasplug the camerea in and select the correct camera from a list and bingo . It was a matter of a few seconds.
    Still it seemed to take just as long to transfer photos as it did in XP. That is a long time for 512MB data on USB 1

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    Yup, I had the same thing with my canon, easiest way is to just get a card-reader, it's quicker too, especially if you get a usb2 one
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skii
    Grrrr

    So the only way to access the photos is either by getting a card-reader, or using the software ?
    aye unfortunately. the EPIA MII's have built in compact flash readers if you fancy changing your pc

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    k, I'll add a nice card-reader to my shopping cart then. Can't go wrong if I get one of those
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