Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Autofocus problem I dont really know how to explain my problem.. I got a Nikon D40 for Christmas last year and last week we went on vacation. The camera was working fine. but suddenly the camera wouldn't auto focus. Everything is set on auto.. I only have the lens that came with the camera. The battery is charged.. it doesnt even make a noise like its trying to focus. the wiewfinder bracket thingy lights up red but nothing after that. I am new to photography so I know I probably sound like


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You have to hold the shutter\015\012down halfway as you compose the first shot so the AF system can focus\015\012and lock, and then the camera fires instantaneously when you press the\015\012shutter the rest of the way.
Hi,
\015\012 As you have explained the situation, if the camera is an auto mode , the autofocus feature is not working. Its suggestive that, when you half depress the click button to autofocus that mechanism is not functioning correctly and may need repair. Try changing the capture mode to manual focus by refering to the manual, and try manual focusing , if thats working ,then the good news is its small repair job with your click button.
\015\012For additional help on your product, you can also post your question to Nikon techsupport on the link below.
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\015\012http://tinyurl.com/6zvbxz
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\015\012Thanks
\015\012mandeep
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