How to Install Canon EOS Digital Solution Disk ver 17.1 (Windows) with Serial Key
If you have a Canon EOS digital camera, you may want to install the software that comes with it on your Windows computer. The software includes various applications for managing, editing, and sharing your photos and videos. The software is provided on a CD-ROM called EOS Digital Solution Disk, which also contains a serial key that you need to enter during the installation process.
In this article, we will show you how to install Canon EOS Digital Solution Disk ver 17.1 (Windows) with serial key step by step. We will also provide some tips on how to download the software from the Canon website if you don't have the CD-ROM or if you want to update to the latest version.
Canon EOS Digital Solution Disk ver 17.1 (Windows) Serial Key
Before you start the installation, make sure you have the following items:
A Canon EOS digital camera and its USB cable
A Windows computer that meets the system requirements for the software
The EOS Digital Solution Disk ver 17.1 (Windows) CD-ROM and its serial key
An Internet connection (optional but recommended)
How to Install from the CD-ROM
Follow these steps to install the software from the CD-ROM:
Turn on your computer and log in as an administrator.
Insert the EOS Digital Solution Disk ver 17.1 (Windows) CD-ROM into your computer's CD drive. If a window appears, click Run SETUP.EXE[^1^]. If nothing happens, open My Computer and double-click the CD drive icon.
Select the area and country where you live, and then click Next.
If a language setting screen appears, select your preferred language.
Click Easy Installation to install all the applications included on the CD-ROM. To select only the applications you want to install, click Custom Installation.
Close any other applications that are running, and then click OK.
Click Install and follow the on-screen instructions. When prompted, enter the serial key that is printed on the CD case or on a separate sheet of paper.
If you agree to the license agreement, click Yes.
If you are connected to the Internet, you may see a screen asking if you want to download and install additional software that is compatible with your camera model. If you want to do this, click Yes and follow the instructions. Otherwise, click No.
When the installation is complete, click Restart and remove the CD-ROM from your computer.
How to Download and Install from the Canon Website
If you don't have the CD-ROM or if you want to update to the latest version of the software, you can download it from the Canon website. Follow these steps:
Go to https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/ and select your camera model from the drop-down menu.
Click Drivers & Downloads and select your operating system and language.
Under Software, find EOS Digital Solution Disk Software and click Select.
Click Download and save the file to your computer.
Right-click the downloaded file and select Extract All. Follow the instructions to unzip the files.
Double-click setup.exe in the extracted folder[^2^]. For Macintosh, double-click ksdxxx.dmg.
Follow steps 3-10 from How to Install from the CD-ROM above.
If you encounter any problems during or after installing the software, here are some tips that may help:
Make sure your computer meets the system requirements for the software. You can check them in the software instruction manual that came with your camera or on the Canon website.
Make sure your camera is compatible with the software version you are installing. You can check this on the Canon website or in the software instruction manual 29c81ba772