Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 8800 Digital Camera ?

Problem with the date and time settings

\015 Thing is that when i turn on the camera it goes straight to the date and time menu.its says on the screen; set date and time. and at the bottom of that it has the option of choosing yes or no.problem is that it wont let me move to the next step, its like its frozen or something. but when i take the 4g memory out and in it beeps, so it cant be frozen. i have no clue what to doplease help! \015

Answers :

Hi Alonzo,
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\015\012Change the mode setting to Setup. Scroll down to the date menu and set your date and time. That screen should not pop up after that. UNLESS your date battery is toast. If that't the case, replace it.
\015\012Let me know if you still have a problem and I'll help you take care of it if possible. Or, if your satisfied, you can rate my solution a fixya.
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\015\012Rob
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