Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Alert: Press the shutter release button

\015 I have Nikon D40 and used to work fine. Now when i switch it on, it shows the message "Press the shutter release button". I tied the reset button and is not working. Please help!!!\015

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