canon sd 1200 camera not being recognized by win7

y canon sd 1200 camera not being recognized by win7 via usb.
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Darr247Connect With a Mentor Commented:
I'm assuming you actually have an SD1200IS, since Canon doesn't list an SD1200 without an image stabilzation gyro sensor.

Did you try other USB ports?
And this is directly into a USB port, not a USB hub, right?

Did you try a different USB A male to USB B mini-male cable?

Did you try installing CameraWindow 8.8 from  ?
Try a different USB slot, I find with various USB some are enhanced and have a faster speed than others,
Turn the camera onto playback once you plug it in.
Is this a Laptop or desktop?
How old is your computer drivers?
Windows should install a universal driver
however not all cameras are plug and play
if you have a setup disc install the appropriate program/drivers first
 if it is required to open the SD camera so you can access the files.
From the manual it seems you need to install software /drivers first
Power Shot
Get the drivers from here if you don't have the setup disc
Alternatively take a look at the settings in the auto play
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items>Auto Play
Hope it helps
mfriendAuthor Commented:
Both answers helped me solve the problem. Thanks
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