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Nikon D70 SLR Auto Focus

I Have Had This Camera For A Couple of Years And Never had a problem until a few days ago. The Auto Focus is having trouble focusing. I Have to push the Shutter Release Button a number of times to get any results at all, and some times that doesnt work. I have Rest The Camera Twice. The Auto Focus Feature is a Feature i Need When I Am Using the Nikon Capture Soft Ware. Please Help!

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