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Error 99 is a NONSPECIFIC error message. It is almost always associated with the LENS. I first got this error on my EOS 20D whei I tried to use an older Sigma zoom lens (7 years older than the camera). I don't use off-brand lenses with my Canons. Try removing the main battery first followed by the time & date battery which is hidden in the battery compartment beside the main battery. This will reset your camera. Good Luck!

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Error 99


Welcome to Fixya
Err 99 could mean several different things, such as... Memory Card, Lens or Lens contacts....

Here's what you can try:
Remove the memory card an enable "shooting with out memory card" and see if you still get the error. If it works your memory card is bad. Try another lens if you can. Clean the lens contacts with a pencil eraser (be careful not to get eraser dust in the camera body or in the lens). Worst case scenario is, Err 99 could be related to the shutter failing which would mean a trip to Canon.

Have a Good day!

Apr 16, 2011 | Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera

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I have cannon EOS 400D problem is error 99, some times after shooting


Welcome to Fixya
Err 99 could mean several different things, such as... Memory Card, Lens or Lens contacts....

Here's what you can try:
Remove the memory card an enable "shooting with out memory card" and see if you still get the error. If it works your memory card is bad. Try another lens if you can. Clean the lens contacts with a pencil eraser (be careful not to get eraser dust in the camera body or in the lens). Worst case scenario is, Err 99 could be related to the shutter failing which would mean a trip to Canon.

Have a good one!

Apr 16, 2011 | Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS...

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How to solve the err 99 dialog on my canon EOS 400D?


Welcome to Fixya
Err 99 could mean several different things, such as... Memory Card, Lens or Lens contacts....

Here's what you can try:
Remove the memory card an enable "shooting with out memory card" and see if you still get the error. If it works your memory card is bad. Try another lens if you can. Clean the lens contacts with a pencil eraser (be careful not to get eraser dust in the camera body or in the lens). Worst case scenario is, Err 99 could be related to the shutter failing which would mean a trip to Canon.

Thank you!

Apr 13, 2011 | Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

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Err 99 on a 400d how can it b fixed


Welcome to Fixya
Err 99 could mean several different things, such as... Memory Card, Lens or Lens contacts....

Here's what you can try:
Remove the memory card an enable "shooting with out memory card" and see if you still get the error. If it works your memory card is bad. Try another lens if you can. Clean the lens contacts with a pencil eraser (be careful not to get eraser dust in the camera body or in the lens). Worst case scenario is, Err 99 could be related to the shutter failing which would mean a trip to Canon.

Feb 27, 2011 | Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera...

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Err 99 shooting is not possible i have changed the battery pack installed a new lens also removed the cf card but still the err is coming wot should i do


Welcome to Fixya
Err 99 could mean several different things, such as... Memory Card, Lens or Lens contacts....

Here's what you can try:
Remove the memory card an enable "shooting with out memory card" and see if you still get the error. If it works your memory card is bad. Try another lens if you can. Clean the lens contacts with a pencil eraser (be careful not to get eraser dust in the camera body or in the lens). Worst case scenario is, Err 99 could be related to the shutter failing which would mean a trip to Canon.

Thanks

Feb 26, 2011 | Canon Rebel XTi / EOS 400D (body only)...

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Canon 400D,Error 99 keeps coming up,have replaced battery pack,even recharged batteries,stillbeing told to"replced battery pack".Help...


Welcome to Fixya
Err 99 could means several different things, such as... Memory Card, Lens or Lens contacts....

Here's what you can try:

Remove the memory card an enable "shooting with out memory card" and see if you still get the error. If it works your memory card is bad. Try another lens if you can. Clean the lens contacts with a pencil eraser (be careful not to get eraser dust in the camera body or in the lens). Worst case scenario is, Err 99 could be related to the shutter failing which would mean a trip to Canon.

Have a good one!

Feb 06, 2011 | Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera...

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I have a Cannon Rebel XTI and i keep getting err 99


Make sure your firmware is up to date. The current version is 1.09 which did address a problem with live view that could cause error 99.
Here's the link http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/firm-e/eosdigital4/firmware.html


Also try removing your lens and putting it back on. Sometimes it is a bad connections between the body and lens that can cause this error.

Jan 27, 2009 | Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

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Error code 99 canon E0S 450D


Try this:
http://www.richardsnotes.org/archives/2005/04/29/50mm-lens-contact-points/

Jun 14, 2008 | Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

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