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Windows 7: Who owns a canon camera


27 Dec 2009   #1

windows 7 home premium 64
 
 
Who owns a canon camera

I do ! they do not have an update on software for Windows 7. I have used Zoom Browser which came with my Camera for several years on Xp .

There are no updates shown on their web pages and MS tells me the program is not compatible with Windows 7. gee they only had at least 8 months to update.

Oh! my camera is now a throw away just like all the other junk out there today !

If your looking for a job their web sites are excellent; for support forget it.

I don't think they give a damn and please hold the comments on how good their camera's are... I'm dealing solely with software. Of course i can download other software that is likely far better etc. That's not the point. That's what they want you to do !


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27 Dec 2009   #2

 

I do since years but never used their bloatware - win has it all built-in since XP
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27 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Same here works fine with XP and now 7, never did install their program.
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27 Dec 2009   #4

Win7 7600 x64
 
 

Can you not install under the XP compatibility option? I have several bit's of software running under Vista and XP compatibility and they work fine.
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27 Dec 2009   #5

 

I've got an Ixus 860, but what software is there? I just whip out my SDHC card and stuff it into my card reader and get Windows Explorer to do it's stuff - editing photos in Paint Shop as necessary...
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27 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I have a 2 year old Canon G9. I installed all software on Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

It has been working great! I can confirm ZoomBrowser works. I process RAW images on the software too.
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27 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 

Go ahead and install it. It worked fine for me. You can check canon usa for updates!
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27 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1, Ubuntu 11.04 x64
 
 

If one of your problems is that you can't install the Canon WIA driver in Win 7 to download pics from your camera, there is a work-around. In your camera's settings menu there should be an item labeled "Communication". Change the setting from "Normal" to "PTP" and Windows 7 will detect the camera and allow you to transfer files between the camera and your pc without using any Canon software or drivers.

This is what I had to do to get my old G3 to work with Win 7.
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27 Dec 2009   #9

windows 7 home premium 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WiFi Ed View Post
If one of your problems is that you can't install the Canon WIA driver in Win 7 to download pics from your camera, there is a work-around. In your camera's settings menu there should be an item labeled "Communication". Change the setting from "Normal" to "PTP" and Windows 7 will detect the camera and allow you to transfer files between the camera and your pc without using any Canon software or drivers.

This is what I had to do to get my old G3 to work with Win 7.

Thanks I'll give that a try
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27 Dec 2009   #10

windows 7 home premium 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apvm View Post
Same here works fine with XP and now 7, never did install their program.
I'm confused! works fine " never did install their program" Please clarify.
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