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Download to Picasa automatically uploads to GoogePhotos
July 5, 2017
11:16 pm
Jim Gessaman
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In the past, I have download photos from my Panasonic Lumix cameras to Picasa and they would remain there for editing, then I would upload them to GooglePhotos. In the past week, I downloaded photos from a Canon Powershot SX530 HS to Picasa and they were automatically uploaded to GooglePhotos; not desirable since I like the Picasa editor better than that of the GooglePhotos program. Is this a new policy of Picasa or a peculiarity of downloading from a Canon camera?

Jim Gessaman

July 6, 2017
3:59 pm
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That does not sound like a new policy, or a peculiarity of Canon. It sounds like you got the Google Photos Desktop Uploader installed and it is set to upload all photos as they appear in a particular folder. All you have to do is go into the settings of the uploader and remove that folder.

Here are a couple videos that should help: 

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