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I have a Nikon D7000 which I bought recently. Camera captures all the images properly. But when I connect the USB cable and try to copy the images from the camera to my Laptop, it starts normally, but all of a sudden photos stopping getting copied properly and copies only half of what is there in the card to my computer. When I try to copy missed ones again, it copies a very few photos and keeps abruptly stopping (copying of images). I have to do this till I copy all the photos. This doesn't seem to happen when I directly try to copy from the SD card.

I have checked my cable which seems to be fine. Also my camera battery is good.

Is there a issue with Nikon D7000 or am I missing some step while copying the images from camera? Has anyone faced this issue?

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I had the exact same symptoms with an Olympus compact when connected it to a WinXP computer. Maybe not the same cause, but same symptoms. I never figured it out, so I just used a card reader instead of connecting the camera in. –  Esa Paulasto Oct 22 '13 at 8:35

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Troubleshooting like this is basically a matter of changing one variable at a time. Trying to directly copy from the SD card is a good first step, and testing the cable is good too. I'd still suspect that the cable is the problem, but if you're sure it's not that, it may be either a problem with your laptop's USB port or a software problem on the computer. Have you tried another computer?

All that said, since taking out the SD card works, I'd go with that. A good card reader will be often faster than the camera's conection anyway. More at: Is it better to transfer photos by removing the memory card or by directly using a data cable?

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Thanks a answering mattdm. I had got the camera from an online shop. I was just worried whether this was an issue with the camera. My brother has a Nikon too. I will try to use another cable and then post the result. –  Nav Sep 22 '13 at 7:03

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