Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
Canon 20d camera. I'm no longer able to bring up the menu, picture review, and info when i click the buttons. Its odd that all 4 buttons, even the jump don't work, so I'm thinking its a problem in the software.
i also am having a hard time focussing on the simplest things now. any advice?
Try to reset your camera there will be tiny hole near the battery .You can press it to reset to factory settings .If this doesnot work you need to take to service people to get it repaired .Mostly software problem occurs in canon camera.
Check your firmware version- it should be 2.0.3; if not, you can download an \015\012update through the canon website : http://consumer.usa.canon.com/ir/controller?act=DownloadDetailAct&fcategoryid=314&modelid=10464
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