Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?

Recently when I plug the cable into the camera to download the LCD goes blank even though the other end is free. When I unplug the cable the LCD returns. Otherwise the LCD functions as normal. Coul


\015 The camera is about 3years old.\015

Answers :

Comsider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.
The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program, such as Picasa.
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