Question about Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
My question is basically as stated in the sumary, how- if possible, do I perform a master reset/cold boot/reboot of the camera without using the on screen menu?
-Is there for example a set of buttons I should/could press at the same time when switching the camera on?
First, thank you for providing such detailed information about what you have already tried! This is a refreshing change from most questions asked on this site.
Second, I have bad news. All of the symptoms you describe are consistent with a power problem within the camera. No amount of pressing different buttons or loading different software as the camera stars will help it start if it simply isn't getting power from the battery.
You can reset the firmware by loading firmware onto the CF card. As part of the boot process the camera checks to see if there is a special file on the CF card that then updates the firmware on the camera. See this link for more details.
Finally, as a new Expert on this site I'm trying very hard to only provide answers that "fix" the problem so I can get FixYa ratings and maintain my high rating. Unfortunately, this isn't a "fixable" problem if the real problem is a power problem inside the mechanics of the camera. I hope you won't hold that against me when you rate the answer I've given. Thank you.
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
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