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Error Code 38

by CAQUIM / December 26, 2004 1:46 PM PST

I bought a Powershot A85.
I have tried by all means to connect it to my PC but no luck.
I get en error message saying there is another instance of the driver in the memnory (CODE 38) and no matter what I tried nothing seems to work.
I downloaded WIA 6.2.5 but it cannot be upsated and it did not help at all.
Any ideas?

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Windows Code 38
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / December 26, 2004 11:42 PM PST
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Error Code 38
by prmelton / March 7, 2005 4:11 AM PST
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Hi, I have the same problem with the same camera, did you find a solution?

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by snapshot2 Forum moderator / March 7, 2005 7:13 AM PST
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The link shown in my response to the original question is not correctly displayed.

This forum has problems with long links and sometimes adds a space in the middle of it. Take a good look at the link and on the third line you will see a space between the j and the k.

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Error Code 38
by colourbleed101 / April 6, 2005 6:15 AM PDT
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Had the same problem.
Found the answer.
You've got a USB scanner connected - you need to switch it off before the system will recognise the camera. Something to do with the usbscan driver - can't have 2 scanning devices on at the same time - it recognises the first device connected.

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Thanks
by davidw1226 / May 31, 2007 9:06 PM PDT
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Thank you, thank you, thank you. I turned off my all in one, restarted, and it works!

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