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Old Oct 24, 2012, 7:59 AM   #1
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Default Finepix viewer help!

Apologies if there's already a thread on this!

I have a Fujifilm finepix S1600 camera. Around a year ago it worked fine on my laptop, I could upload my pictures to my laptop with no problems. I had problems with that laptop further down the line and ended up getting a new one, I haven't used my camera since I got this laptop (a fair while ago). I know I have to have the disc (or so I've been told) to view my pictures on finepix, which I don't have, so I tried to worm my way round it and downloaded finepix online - which I think is the correct one just updated.

It will NOT work for the life of me! It isn't coming up in the 'My Computer' area, nor is it coming up in finepix?!? I have two cables and I've tried both, I've tried both USB ports - you name it. I plug it in switched off like it says in the manual and hold down the green view button for a second so it switches on that way; still nothing!

Is there anything I can do or am I buggered for life? LOL. Sounds like a daft thing to say but I've tried, or what seems to be, everything I'm going to Doncaster wild-life park tomorrow and I could really do with it working!

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Old Oct 24, 2012, 2:17 PM   #2
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If it's not showing on your computer then I don't think you have downloaded it correctly. Go to your downloads file and see if there is an .exe file there for the program. If there is open it and follow the instructions, if there's not then go back to the website and re download it. You ought to be able to transfer the files directly from your camera to the computer and then open them in which ever program you have.
If the camera doesn't showup on the computer then the problem is with the camera. If so try downloading the latest system onto your camera.
Sorry this is a bit disjointed but I keep thinking of things!! I hope you can solve the problem.
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