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Windows 7: window 7 camera and scanner wizard is WHERE


16 Feb 2010   #1

window 98, 2000, xp, 7
 
 
window 7 camera and scanner wizard is WHERE

Why are you people FORCING me to go apple??
I was a EXTREME supporter of windows from the day I started working with computers until 5:59pm today!!
I purchased a brand new laptop a month ago for our business. It came with WINDOW 7. I plugged in our digital camera in today a found NO SCANNER & CAMERA WIZARD??? UH..."That's funny" I said to myself as I went in to see what was not configured right. AFTER 6 HRS. I came to the conclusion that windows MESSED UP AGAIN!!!!!! In XP I could plug in the camera an a wizard came up... "WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE US TO DO" it asked..... Copy pictures to my computer using window camera and scanner wizard was my answer..... AND BAMMM, OF WE WENT!!!! NOW it seems I MUST IMPORT EVERY PICTURE ON MY 4GB SD CARD THAT IS IN THE CAMERA...... NO check marks allowing me to CHOOSE WHAT I WANT TO IMPORT!!!! I CALLED WINDOW AND THEY WANT MONEY TO EVEN TALK TO ME ON THE PHONE!!!! THE $ LAPTOPS AND % DESKTOPS WE HAVE OWNED IN THE LAST * YRS WAS NOT ENOUGH!?!? I WILL NOT BUY ! WINDOWS ANYTHING EVER EVER EVER EVER AGAIN IF I DON'T GET THIS HANDLED!!! I (AS WELL AS MOSE WINDOWS OWNERS) DO NOT DESERVE TO HAVE OUR LOYALTY SLAUGHTERED LIKE THIS!!! IF ANYONE WANTS TO HELP. IT IS THE 16TH of FEB 2010....IF I CANT GET THIS RESOLVED BY 3/1/2010 I will be selling all our computers and going apple FULL ON plus I WILL take 2 days from work and picket the Redmond office with my coworkers and my very good friend Steven Swartz from the San Francisco Chronicle!!!


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16 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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NOW it seems I MUST IMPORT EVERY PICTURE ON MY 4GB SD CARD THAT IS IN THE CAMERA...... NO check marks allowing me to CHOOSE WHAT I WANT TO IMPORT!!!!
Ctrl-A selects everything. Shift-Click will get everything up to that point. Ctrl-Click will allow you to select things separately.

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I CALLED WINDOW AND THEY WANT MONEY TO EVEN TALK TO ME ON THE PHONE!!!!
Microsoft has always charged for support. Nothing new there. Even for people like me with hundreds of desktops has to pay per incident or use enterprise contracts to get support.

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I WILL NOT BUY ! WINDOWS ANYTHING EVER EVER EVER EVER AGAIN IF I DON'T GET THIS HANDLED!!!
You do realize that this prevents you from buying any PC that is pre-built...as they all come with Windows.

Not everything works 100% of the time without any effort in Apple OS X land. Trust me, I'm typing tonight on a Mac Book and it has been quite frustrating to get many things working well on this machine. My experience is with Windows and Linux....but this Apple is a whole different thing.
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16 Feb 2010   #3

win 7
 
 

I have no knowledge of "SCANNER & CAMERA WIZARD" but have always used free software from google called Picasa which downloads my camera pics & has many tools to work with and display them.
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16 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 & 64 -(Boot Camped Snow Leopard on a Mac Mini)
 
 

Try Windows Live Photo Gallery. You may find it does pretty much what the old Scanner and Camera Wizard did, and then some.
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16 Feb 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Perhaps you should ask calmly next time to find your answer instead of getting all upset.


You might give this a try to see if it may help.

Scanner and Camera Installation Wizard

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Scanners and Cameras Shortcut - Create
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16 Feb 2010   #6

Windows Seven x64
 
 

To my knowledge,
Windows 7 does not come with Photo transfer tool, You have to download one.. Windows Live Photo Gallery is free and is part of the whole Windows Live thing. I use that its simple to understand and not hard at all, and It should come up with with options of what do you want to do when you plug in your camera.. Also you can import pictures from within the program as well.

Hope this helps.
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16 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 build 7100 x86
 
 

Download Windows Live Photo Gallery from the above post.
Plug in your camera - if it pops up with a window for your device, select the change program link under 'import pictures and videos', and switch it to Live Photo Gallery.

Now double click on that import button. Live Photo Gallery will scan your device and then bring up a window asking if you would like to review, organise and group photos. Click next, and you will have many import options available.

If, when you plug in your device, it pops up with a generic autoplay (like for a usb flash drive) then select 'import with Windows live photo gallery'. Same thing will happen as above.

Windows does have a 'fax and scan' wizard, but it does not deal with cameras.

Apple is not the only option either, there are many linux options available. Windows is also able to install third-party programs, such as the above mentioned Picasa.

Also, nice way of asking for help. You will definitely get someone helpful asking like that.
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17 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

I personally use Cam2PC Free version for all my camera downloading can be a little involved to set-up the file naming due to the fact that it is extremely powerful - A must IMO for the serious snapper

cam2pc - Image Viewer and fully featured Digital Imaging software to Download, Organize, Modify and Share your photos
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17 Feb 2010   #9

win 7
 
 

Read this posting in tips4pcsd, it might answer your question.

Where is the automatic Scanner and camera wizard
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17 Feb 2010   #10
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I plug my camera in then turn it on. A window pops up .....


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