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System error 10

I get a message on my nikon coolpix e4600 when I turn it on that says system error 10. What do I do to fix it?

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  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2008

    HAve the same problem yesterday (March 06, 2008). Bought on August 2005. system error 10 problem. I recharged the batteries sunday night, and I taked pictures Sunday, outside.



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    system error message appears when i switch on camera

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You can try taking out and replacing the memory card with the original that came with it. You can also take out the batteries for a while and then put them back in. That's what Nikon suggests. If this doesn't work you are told to call Nikon.
Let me give you a little information about this issue. Nikon 4600, S1 and S3 have a faulty operating system. The good news is that there is an update for it. The process of repairing that issue might take an hour or two. You have to hard boot the camera with a jumper setting on the unit to force the new operating system in the camera and then upload all the updates.

Nikon is repairing them for people, but they want you to send it in and are charging people $87 for the repair. You might be able to find someone near you that can do the repair for you much cheaper.

It might just be better to buy a new camera.
Sorry i couldn't help more. Good luck.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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Hi - I found this info on the Nikon Australia website:

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