Picture of Persuading Older Canon dSLR's to communicate with Windows 7/Vista
This is wildly simple but a really big help for me, I upgraded my computer, the last one on Xp to windows seven a while ago and found out that my Canon 20D and various other older ones were unsupported for drivers on Vista and Seven, not just hard to find drivers, they weren't even supported to view files with the new canon drivers. 

On top of that my card reader has went missing... 

Step 1: Enabling the camera to communicate.

Picture of Enabling the camera to communicate.
Go in to the menu settings of the camera:

Menu>communication>select PTP instead of normal

tacoman14234 years ago
hey by any chance you selling that lens?
killerjackalope (author)  tacoman14234 years ago
Favourite lens, it would take a lot to make me part with it...
Perfect. My mother asked me the other day why her camera wasn't connecting to her new computer. Hadn't got around to fiddling with it, so this great. :)
Cool, if it's not this let me know what it is, got a lot of experience with wee things like this...
Missmaxcady4 years ago
I can't wait to do this instructable....when i get a working camera:/
killerjackalope (author)  Missmaxcady4 years ago
Not that it'll be a problem... Silly old stuff I use...