Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera ?

The camera freezes and won't even close

\015 I take a photo, and then I want to see it, but when I press the Play button , the screen turns black and freezes, and I can't do anything to close the camera but taking off the batteries.Then I turn on the camera and I am able to see the pictures, but if I take another photo and then I want to see it, the history repeats.\015

Answers :

This sounds like a defect. Since this a relatively new camera, Nikon will likely fix it under warranty.

However, let me ask whether you have changed memory cards since buying this camera. This camera is a little finicky about what cards you use. Try using a different card -- especially one that you have used successfully before.

Another suggestion: After you have downloaded all pictures to your computer, use the camera menu to format the card. Sometimes a corruption in the card can cause the problem you describe.

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