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Image Capture not working anymore

by Kris Hunt / September 6, 2009 11:42 AM PDT

I use Image Capture to get photos off my Canon XSi. Lately, it hasn't been working. Image Capture shows 26 CR2 icons, but won't show their thumbnail previews. It won't download them, and I can't delete them, either. It also won't recognize any new photos I've taken with the camera. The only thing I've done recently that might have caused this is I installed a new scanner (Epson V300). Any ideas?

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Things I've Tried
by Kris Hunt / September 6, 2009 12:14 PM PDT

I've tried deleting the Epson scanner driver, deleting Image Capture's preferences, and even deleting Image Capture and reinstalling it using Pacifist. The 26 ghost icons still haunt me.

By the way, this is in 10.5.8.

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by Kris Hunt / September 6, 2009 1:43 PM PDT
In reply to: Things I've Tried

Never mind; I fixed it.

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(NT) How did you fix it?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 7, 2009 12:09 AM PDT
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by thepatweir / August 8, 2011 2:53 AM PDT
In reply to: NM

Yeah seriously dude, you have the top hit on google for this subject shed some light!!!!

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by thepatweir / August 8, 2011 3:10 AM PDT
In reply to: NM???

Alright so heres the fix for anyone else who is extremely frustrated with jerks who start threads and don't finish them...

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Image Capture Devices not showing up
by Quwatha / April 19, 2012 11:29 AM PDT
In reply to: FIXED IT!

I don't have any devices showing in Image Capture. It doesn't even show my Epson Scanner. I don't see a Ghost Camera option either.

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(NT) There is no "browse devices" option in v.6 (latest version).
by ookookeekeek / August 26, 2012 1:48 PM PDT
In reply to: FIXED IT!
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Cool it
by Kris Hunt / September 8, 2012 8:54 AM PDT
In reply to: FIXED IT!

I am not obligated to explain myself; I had requested help, and then cancelled the request.
The only jerk here is the person who calls people names without reason.

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While you are not obligated to explain how you fixed it,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 8, 2012 9:21 AM PDT
In reply to: Cool it

there is a certain moral obligation to do so.

Having started the thread and explained, in two posts, what you had done to fix the problem, it would have been a common courtesy to explain how you fixed the problem instead of just stating "Never mind; I fixed it".

These threads stay around for a long time and, as one poster noted, your question receives the top Google hit when people are looking for the solution to the same problem that you had.
Not supplying your solution to the problem, even though you were asked immediately after you made your post, was bound to elicit negative responses.


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