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Camera stuck when using memory card

I asked someone to take picture for me and he must have pushed some combination of buttons and now the camera freezes all action when I press any button after turning on. I can unfreeze only by opening and closing the battery door to re-start. Puzzling thing is that the camera works perfectly when I take out the SD memory card and take picture with the built-in 32MB memory. I tried the following: re-formatting the card, inserted another SD card, connected to the computer and erased and copied files form the built-in memory, also newyly charged Ni-MH and Energizer alkaline batteries but no improvement. I can go into Setup mode and reformat the card but when I press Reset-All the screen will freeze. Is there a "Hard boot" or hardware reset that I can try on this Nikon Coolpix 3200 camera?

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Hi, i had a problem with my camera where i put in memory card and it said 'out of memory' i took the card out turned on camera went to set up mode and found one that said 'rest to factory defaults' pressed that and then put card in and all ok, might be worth a try :-)

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