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12-10-2015, 12:10 AM   #1
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Help I have problem connecting to my laptop with my Pentax X-5

I have problem connecting my x-5 to my laptop. I used the usb but my laptop and camera doesn't have any reaction, my laptop doesn't show any stuff about my camera. So I try inserting the SD card into my laptop, and there's a Removable Disk(F and when I clicked in it, it only shows FRAME file(which is empty) and nothing else. My SD card isn't locked too. It worked before, like I can view my pictures and videos through inserting SD card no problem. But all of sudden this problem occurred . I really hoped that someone can help me on this. Thanks!

12-10-2015, 12:27 AM   #2
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Hi Eric P. You don't say what brand of laptop you have, but I had problems with my Toshiba laptop when I upgraded to windows 10. I fixed the problems by downloading windows 10 compatible drivers to the computer. Also, as it only happened recently, maybe do a diagnostic check on your computer. Hope this helps. Regards pjv.

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12-10-2015, 01:01 AM   #3
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I had this issue once with another camera. The card had taken a dive. Try another SD card and see if it works
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Put the card in another computer to confirm whether the card or your laptop is the problem, Eric.

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Ok so I tried to put my SD card into another laptop (from acer to dell) and same problem accurred. Only FRAME file is shown(which is still empty). So I decided to connect my USB without putting the SD card into my camera since there's some space in my camera with pictures. Still nothing happened. Both laptops can't detect my camera as well as my camera didn't detect any does it make sense that both SD card and USB cable is busted? /.\ Or is it the problem of the camera? Anyway thanks a lot for giving me advice guys
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It's all in the card - the card represents the camera. If your card is busted, it doesn't matter how you hook the camera up. If it's not there, neither is the camera, basically. Try another card.
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Welcome to the forum!
What OS are you running?

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Sounds like a bad SD card. Can you see the photos on your camera LCD?

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QuoteOriginally posted by paulh Quote
Sounds like a bad SD card. Can you see the photos on your camera LCD?
Yay! I bought a new SD card and it can connect to my laptop now! It's the problem of the SD card and I really apprieciate the replies from you guys! Thanks!
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Welcome, good to hear problem sorted.

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