Optio WS80 Not Recognized as Removable Disk by PC

Q: My Optio WS80 is connected to the computer, but is not recognized as a removable disk.

A: Check that [PC] is set as the camera's USB connection mode.  If [PTP] is set as the camera's USB connection mode, the camera is not recognized correctly as a USB mass storage device and the images cannot be viewed.

-- Procedure for changing the USB connection mode (from PTP to MSC)

-- 1. Press the power switch. (Capture mode) 2. Press the MENU button. 3. Press the four-way controller (right) once to display [Setting]. 4. Press the four-way controller (down) 7 times to select [USB Connection]. 5. Press the four-way controller (right) once to display [MSC] and [PTP]. 6. Press the four-way controller (down) once to select [MSC]. 7. Press the OK button to change the USB connection mode to [MSC]. 8. Press the MENU button. (Capture mode)

-Check that the camera and computer ends of the USB cable are both inserted fully into the connection sockets.

-If the computer has multiple USB ports, try using another port.

-If the camera is connected via a USB hub, connect it directly to the computer.

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