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Casio Exilim Z57 Date and Language set up

Everytime i turn on the camera, it goes to the Date and time set up. I select the values and hit set but next time i restart my camera it takes me back to the same place and asks me to select language/date and time. Can some one help..

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  • anealon Nov 06, 2007

    I have the same problem. How do you reformat the internal memory???

  • rwmm415 Apr 09, 2008

    Exactly the same symptoms. Anyone figure out a user-level solution?

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2008

    I have the same problem and unfortunately, formatting the internal memory does not seem to work... am i doing this wrong or is it more serious problem?

  • abomb21 May 17, 2008

    My casio exilim ex-z75 conveniently stopped working its magic a couple of weeks after its one-year warranty expired. Each time that I turn it on the language/time/date settings insist that they be reset. It is possible to bypass this problem by simply pressing the 'menu' button. However, in doing so, it is impossible - or at least I have found it to be, to upload photos in their chronological order. This is annoying - especially when you take a gazillion photos like I do. I have tried to reformat the memory to no avail. I called Casio and they suggested that I send it in to be repaired. The cost of which, they estimated, is between $40 and $119. As the camera's current listed price is $120, this really irks me. But enough about my bitterness.

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    No luck with format. Any other options?

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    zgr Saglam Jul 13, 2014

    Hi everyone, I fixed my camera right now!! Solution is firmware update. Follow under link,http://support.casio.jp/download.php?cid... 1. download this file EX-Z70_101.exe. 2. open new folder under C: 3. exract it 4.Connect your camera to computer through USB cable or sdcard 5. Copy EX-Z70.bin file to camera memory or card 6. Hold down the [MENU] button as you press the [POWER] button to turn on the camera. Keep the [MENU] button depressed until the message "PROGRAM UPDATE" appears on the monitor screen 7. hit YES 8. wait when its complete 9.After installation is complete, turn off the camera. 10. First power on setup date and time 11. Enjoy Regards from Turkey Ozgu

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OK, here's the fix. This camera has internal flash memory that is used to store settings and can be used for limited picture storage. Its use for saving setting is essential, however. If this gets corrupted then the camera won't save settings. Whoever said to format the internal memory had the right idea.

After much experimentation here's how. Remove your SD memory from the camera and turn it on. This will force it to run on the internal memory only. Run through the time/date/location setup again. It will complain about the memory card. Ignore this and press menu. Under Setup, select format. Choose format memory card and do it. This will format the internal memory. Once it is done, turn the camera off and back on. You'll notice that the problem is gone and it has remembered your last setup.
BTW, my camera is a EX-Z75. Not sure there is a Z57 model.

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You need to replace the CMOS Battery. Mine spilled out. It's at the front of the camera next to the USB Port. The battery is a Shoei PAS414HR. It's not easy to change because it is soldered on the board.

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

  • asdlf Oct 30, 2009

    You need to replace the CMOS Battery. Mine spilled out. It's at the
    front of the camera next to the USB Port. The battery is a Shoei
    PAS414HR. It's noteasy to change because it is soldered on the board.



  • pempek Mar 03, 2014

    Asdif, how to reach the super cpacitor. Do I need to take out the lens assembly? Which pcb is it locate? Is it difficult to replace and resolder it? Please inform. Looking forward for your help and reply. Thanks a lot

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Hi everyone,
I fixed my camera right now!!
Solution is firmware update. Follow under link,
http://support.casio.jp/download.php?cid=001&pid=385
1. download this file EX-Z70_101.exe.
2. open new folder under C:
3. exract it
4.Connect your camera to computer through USB cable or sdcard
5. Copy EX-Z70.bin file to camera memory or card
6. Hold down the [MENU] button as you press the [POWER] button to turn on the camera. Keep the [MENU] button depressed until the message "PROGRAM UPDATE" appears on the monitor screen
7. hit YES
8. wait when its complete
9.After installation is complete, turn off the camera.
10. First power on setup date and time
11. Enjoy
Regards from Turkey
Ozgu

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Follow solution #1 it works a treat!

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Formating the internal memory did not solve the problem? what now?

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I got this resolved by formatting the internal memory

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Check the Casio technical support team- this seems to be an internal failure0 unless of course there is some you missed in the manual- check that thoroughly first.

Posted on Jun 14, 2007

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