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Old 14-06-2008, 10:56 AM
Babalyon 5
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40d wont connect.

Howdy. Im trying to connect my 40d to my computer. I have installed all the software on the disc as suggested but when I connect it makes a connection sound and brings up a window with options to transfer, photoshop, etc., however, when I select an option, it is unable to connect to camera, check connections and try again?? It did work very well the other night when I tried it after I first installed the software but will fail in this manner every time since. Does it install as a usb 2 high speed device and show up in "safely remove hardware"?
I gotta just be doing something wrong, surely!!
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Old 14-06-2008, 11:27 AM
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I have trouble sometimes connecting a 400D to my laptop. It keeps coming up as a USB1 connection for some reason. Could this also be happening to you? Do you get a "This USB Connection can run faster blah blah" come up in the task bar when you connect and turn on?
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Old 14-06-2008, 12:04 PM
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Put the install disc back in the computer and go to the advanced setting. Make it install "EOS Utility"
It doesn't install by default. The camera will then connect hopefully.
I had it lose the connection after my camera was fixed but re-installation fixed the problem.
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