Why is Sony camera when plugged to PC does not diplay photos instead it shows bootex file?

I plugged in Sony DCS-W30 camera into PC with Windows XP OS and it does not show the photos taken by the camera, instead it shows bootex file?
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In Windows Explorer, click Tools->Folder Options, and on the View tab select "Show hidden files and folders" then UNcheck the "Hide extensions for known file types" option and click OK.

Then tell us if it's a bootex.log, bootex.txt, bootex.exe or what kind of "bootex file" it is, please.

Also, have you previously had the card out of the camera and used it in a card reader, instead of always only connecting the camera to the computer?

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Go to my computer and open the Removable Disc   r/click  and explore it
copy out your images from there.
Did you install the software first?
Recomended that you install the software first then plug in the camera.
Looking at your manual, oh here's your manual comes in handy
Page 8 and Page 54
The 2 methods suitable for connecting to the PC
USB>mass storage,  or PTP pictutre transfer Protocol
Are you using a sd card or memory stick or the internal?
If no memory stick is detected then the internal should be detected.
connecting the camera is on Page 59
Transfering the images is on page 60 onwards
select the images.

Your probably just looking in the wrong folder for your images. Maybe an internal camera data folder nothing to do with your photos folders.
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aeveganAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the fill-in. A combination of comment works.
Thankyou :)
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