Question about Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

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The camera will not take a picture it stalls sometimes does not take the picture at all this began happening when the LCD screen has a different menu when it is turned on possibly the flash screen with a blinking ?.

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There are a great deal of settings that can cause these unexpected results. Most of them are the result of the inability to focus when in any of the auto focus modes.

It may be a good time to do a RESET on the camera to restore the settings to factory defaults. This can be done by pressing and holding the 2 buttons with GREEN DOTS for a few seconds. One button is on the lower left of the rear display and the other is on top - near the shutter release button. You can download and read about this reset feature in the manual on page 11.

Additionally, you can read a review and learn about some helpful settings to try on your D40 here. I hope this was helpful!

Posted on Sep 20, 2010

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