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Old Apr 4, 2004, 10:12 PM   #1
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Default How to transfer pics without the kodak software?

Can I still use the photo dock that came with my Kodak DX 6490 camera to transfer pics from my camera to the hard drive without installing the easy share software? I want to be able to just download the pics directly to my pictures file on my hard drive with out having to go through the easy share software. I have a card reader on my epson printer that shows up as any F: drive, but my camera does not show up as a seperate drive. I have Adobe Photo Shop Elements so I don't really care about the easy share software, other than I still want to be able to download pics by just hitting the button on my dock. What do you guys use to do this?

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Old Apr 5, 2004, 9:45 AM   #2
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I have a Kodak DX4330 (Easyshare also) and I never liked the Easyshare software. I went the card-reader way. But before I got my card reader, getting the pictures without the software was a matter of connecting the camera via the USB port (I believe the dock is essentially the same thing) and then it appeared as a removable drive. It was just a matter of copying from the camera to my hard drive.

The installation CD added some sort of driver to allows seeing the camera as a removable drive. Without the driver, it appeared inside "Cameras and Scanners" which is a bit more complex to handle (it has a picture transfer wizard) than the copy/paste method using Windows Explorer.

I now use a program called cam2PC which pops up whenever I insert the memory card into the reader. It makes transferring pictures and videos a snap.
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Old Apr 5, 2004, 4:55 PM   #3
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I have a Kodak DX4330 (Easyshare also) and I never liked the Easyshare software. I went the card-reader way. But before I got my card reader, getting the pictures without the software was a matter of connecting the camera via the USB port (I believe the dock is essentially the same thing) and then it appeared as a removable drive. It was just a matter of copying from the camera to my hard drive.

The installation CD added some sort of driver to allows seeing the camera as a removable drive. Without the driver, it appeared inside "Cameras and Scanners" which is a bit more complex to handle (it has a picture transfer wizard) than the copy/paste method using Windows Explorer.

I now use a program called cam2PC which pops up whenever I insert the memory card into the reader. It makes transferring pictures and videos a snap.
I have the kodak software installed right now, but my camera doesn't show up as a seperate drive. The only way I can get my pics to download into the computer is by turning my easy software on in the computer. If I don't at least have it running in the background, it won't even transfer my pics from the camera to the computer. That is why i haven't uninstalled the kodak software yet, because i don't want to be screwed and not be able to upload my pics. Anybody else have an opinion? Thanks for your reply luisr.

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