To get pictures from a scanner or digital camera


Plug your camera or scanner into your computer.


If your camera is Plug and Play, the Scanner and Camera Wizard starts.


If your camera is not Plug and Play or you are using a scanner, right-click the camera or scanner from which you want to get pictures, and then click the appropriate option for that device


Follow the instructions on your screen.


To open Scanners and Cameras, click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Scanners and Cameras

To work directly from your camera, click advanced users only on the first page of the Scanner and Camera Wizard.

To obtain pictures, the scanner or camera must first be installed, turned on, and connected to your computer.

To preview an image after you download it, double-click it to open it in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer.

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