Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera with 28-135mm lens ?

My canon eos 40D keeps playing err-05 which says pop up flash not working and to turn camera off and on again to solve problem, but nothing happens and camera will not work. what can I do?


Answers :

If the camera thinks you have an external flash attached to the hot shoe it will not allow the built in flashto pop up. so you can try this...
Here's a very simple solution I found to get the flash to pop up without destroying your camera.
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1031&message=31993875
the person suggests using a fingernail. (s)he must have long fingernails. I had to use a piece of paper folded in half. Swipe the paper from back to front, as in, from the eyepiece side towards the lens side.
Here's a picture: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dougpardee/133066175/
good luck
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