Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera ?

Hi My coolpix 4300 will no longer accept its memory cards. My camera shop man had a look and tried to re-format the cards but when you scroll down on Set-up it won't stop at CF card format. He asked me to look at instructions in case he had got it wrong but I can't get it to do it either. Any thoughts or is it worn out? Many thanks Christine Williams


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Did your camera shop man take a look inside your camera's CF card slot? I suspect that you may have a bent pin in there. If so, don't fret. Although professional repair would be more costly than the value of the camera, there is a very good chance that you can repair this yourself. Please see this link.\012
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