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USB question

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Soujurn, Aug 3, 2006.

  1. Soujurn

    Soujurn Deus Diligo USA

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    I have a digital camera that uses a usp connector. Can I connect and disconnect this to the computer without powering down the computer? Will it damage either the camera or the computer?


    Edit to add: Never mind, I just looked up hot swapping. I had forgotten about that and usb devices.
     
  2. David_G17

    David_G17 /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/

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    fwiw, yeah, it's fine.

    the only time you'll have a problem is if the system is still writing to the camera when you unplug it.

    even then, you could format the camera's media (you'd lose the pics though).