Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?

I have a new Rebel xs kit, and after 20 shots, I got the err 99. I did all the above, that is from cleaning contacts to everything possible procedure mentioned in this forum. There are few things that I noticed. My err 99 is displayed with or without any lens attached, I did this to fault isolate the problem and it is on the camera body. It only happens when the camera is off, then on, and the first shot triggers error 99. With the camera on, I opened the battery cover and closed it. and surpris


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\015\012I can help you fix the BUSY Error or Error 99 of your Canon EOS Rebel XS.
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\015\012Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems:
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  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
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  3. The message, "Err 99 Shooting is not\015\012possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or\015\012re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor, and after\015\012the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a\015\012language that is different from the actual language setting.
\015\012See the firmware instructions and download the firmware upgrade by following these Fixya Tips :
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  1. Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.
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  3. Follow this link to download the Windows Version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
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  5. Follow this link to download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
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  7. Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.
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\015\012I hope that helps.
Err 99 is moisture or dew inside the camera.
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