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Nikon D70 will not take photo

I was playing with the settings so that the camera would stop auto focusing. I downloaded all the photos I shot last night. I deleated them off of the card and popped a new battery in. Now my camera will not take a picture.

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  • beth nagy Mar 20, 2007

    Thanks for the advice. I reformatted the card and played around with the settings a little more and suddenly it was working again. Strange. I hope this problem doesn't happen again.



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Did you try a master reset? my d80 can do a factory reset i'd be surprised if the d70 does not have this feature, look in the manual or download it from nikon's web site

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