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I have an EOS Rebel XTi. The Mode dial does not show all zones, ie: It shows Program and Shutter-priority and automatic depth-of-field but does not show Aperture-priority or Manual modes on the setting display when selected on the dial.

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  • mshomate Aug 31, 2008

    Sweet_rascal posts the solution to my Canon EOS XTi problem with the advise to do a "Hard Reset". I am unsure how to do this...the manual guides me through clearing all camera settings and clearing all custom functions, both of which I have done with no success. I am wondering if a "Hard Reset" is one of these or something different.

  • mshomate Sep 01, 2008

    The camera firmware version is 1.0.4. The Canon site eludes to a 1.0.5 version with 1.1.1 updates. Could the 1.0.4 version be buggy and is it upgradeable to the 1.1.1 version? The upgraded firmware is for the model I have, but the site says nothing about the 1.0.4 version.

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Rebel does not have 1.0.4this can be a possible non canon firmware or a beta version

flashing your 1.1.1 may help out with this issue.

Rebel v1.1.1


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Try to find the reset button that only the pen can pushed,and if not have reset button take the supply or battery out,it's better overnight.

hope this may help;

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What is your current lens focus mode ?

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    Are you on AF Lens Focus Mode ?

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Try this link it might be helpful

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=314&modelid=14256

try this one too

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=314&modelid=14256#SupportDetailAct

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That option should show since your camera has the features and not being to show , it can mean that the camera software has some problem wityh it, if your camera is still under warranty better have it replace since some features are lacking..

Hope that helps........

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If it does not show you the manual mode there is some kind of problem in your software.

do a hard reset and try to ON the camera again.

else try reinstalling your firmware

if that does not help you may have to take the cam to canon service center only. there is no other solution

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Aug 31, 2008

    no hard reset means leaving the unit with out batteries for one or 2 hours and then starting it again.

    if this does nt solve the problem then try reinstalling the firmware.


  • dewan nafees ahmed Aug 31, 2008

    also tell us what else have you tried to solve this problem. so that we need not repeat the same things again and again.



    thank you

  • dewan nafees ahmed Aug 31, 2008

    yup i forgot to mention that.

    if you still have warranty, it is best option to claim a new camera.


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