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WHS doesn't detect my Canon IXUS camera

by Katiebunbury / January 23, 2012 1:34 AM PST

For my sins, I have a WHS SP2 - nothing but a pile of excrement. Anyway, after 11 MONTHS of trying to get iTunes to work, last night I was finally successful after using a brilliant free patch.

Emboldened by my success (fool that I am), I decided to sort out my Canon IXUS camera, which had also stopped working. Discovered that the drivers weren't there any more, so re-installed them.

Jolly good, files are there in C drive, program is displayed in All Programs and Add and Remove Software, so I connect camera to computer, turn it on and ...nothing. What I've come to expect from WHS really.

Short of putting an axe through the thing, is there anyone who can help me to get WHS to detect the camera please?

I've had WHS for one year and had NOTHING but problems and dramas. I have spent more on getting the computer tech to fix it than it cost me to buy it in the first place.

If I could afford to get rid of it I would...and when I DO replace it , I AM going to take it out the back yard and smash it to pieces...with an axe....and then I'm going to send it back to Microsoft because my mother taught me that if YOU make a mess, YOU clean it up...and boy is WHS a mess! Hmmm, maybe this post should go in the Rants forum!

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Sorry I thought WHS was not for desktop use?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 1:36 AM PST

I thought it was to serve up content and not for use as a primary machine?

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I'd use a card reader next.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 1:46 AM PST
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