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The camera turns on and everything functions (menu,set-up, download etc) it will atuo focus when button is pushed half way but won't take a picture when button is fully depressed. This is a sudden problem, camera worked beautifuly until this.

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Hello Steve. Turn it on, go into the menu and find the reset function. Reset it, which will put it back at the factory settings. This should fix it. IF not, you will have to send it into Nikon for a repair. J.

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