Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get better battery performance for my digital camera?
Why is the warranty on a camera battery a maximum of one year?
What are some cleaning and storage tips should I follow for my camera?
What do the different quality settings on my camera mean for picture quality?
Will a high resolution camera make better prints than a lower resolution camera?
What is the difference between optical zoom and digital zoom?
Why is there a delay before I can take another picture after I push the shutter release button?
What does the term "megapixel" mean?
What type of printer do I need to print my photos?
What photo resolution do I need to print out 4 x 6 inch images? What about 8 x 10 inch prints?
What is interpolation? Does it affect the quality of my photos?
Should I have any concerns about putting my digital camera through the X-ray machines at the airport?
Why do the batteries in my camera drain so quickly? What can I do to take more pictures using fewer batteries?
What does CCD mean?
Why does the camera not record any sound when creating a movie clip?
What are MSC and PTP transfer protocols?
How do I delete a single picture from my camera?
How do I delete all pictures from my camera?
How do I delete folders from my camera?
What is the maximum memory card size I can use in the Gateway DC-M50 5MP 3X Compact Digital Camera?
Why is there a delay to my picture being taken with a digital camera?
After connecting a new Universal Serial Bus (USB) device to my computer (that did not have any USB devices), why does Windows XP not detect the new device?
Why do all of the images from my camera look dark? Everything looks good on the camera's LCD screen but, after I transfer them and look at them on the computer screen, they look very dark (or light).
What is a CompactFlash card?
What are some troubleshooting steps for Windows USB connection issues?
The lens on the camera is stuck and does not retract. What should I do?
What is the proper amperage for an AC adapter on this camera?
Why is my camera not seen when attached to a computer on a network with mapped drives?