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Computer Cannot Read Camera


I have a sony laptop (vaio pcg-6hcp) running xp professional and a fji fnepix a500 camera. All used to work fine though the camera is not great! The camera still links to other computers ok. Now when i try to read the camera on laptop an error message comes up' g:dcim not accessible. Incorrect function" i presume this relates to some bug that has crept into the laptop setup since it used to work ok but am not aware of any changes made at the time this fault started up.

Have tried reinstalling the disc i had with camera, but i couldn't tell if this had a driver file on it-just seemed to install some photo handling software and nothing changed. Anyone any thoughts on where to look for bugs or what files might be worth seeking out and reinstalling?


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