Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Shutter wont open when there is not enough light

\015 Is there a setting that is causing this because I cannot find it?\015\012It stops me taking photos on B or deliberately significantly underexposing.\015\012I want to be able to make my own mistakes.\015\012Help needed please.\015\012regards Garth\015

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Is this camera under warranty?
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