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Photo numbering I have inadvertently reinitialize the Coolpic 3100. Photo numbering has been reset to DSCN0001. Is it possible to set the numbering sequence to  begin at DSCN5050 which was my last pictures before reinitializing? Tanks! AB

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I have found a solution, albeit for MacOS X (v10.5)
1) Take a dummy picture. 2) Connect the camera to the Macintosh computer. 3) The camera is mounted as a "NO NAME" disk. 4) Open the subfolder "100NIKON" in the folder "DCIM" 5) Rename the "DSCN0001.JPG" picture to "DSCN5050.JPG" 6) Eject the camera disk. It is done! 7) Take your picture, and delete the dummy one.
As far as it goes, it seems to work for me. Number sequencing will start at "DSCN5050"

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