Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Nikon d40 autofocus

\015 The other day, all the sudden the camera will not autofocus. I can focus manually, but when on autofocus mode, you push shutter button down halfway and the illumination light comes on without focusing and when shutter pressed all the way, the camera does nothing.\015\012\015\012r13, when I press the shutter for auto focus. I have reset the camera etc. Problem still exists, nothing happens in auto but works in manual. any solutions?\015

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I have a Nikon D-40 that will not take pictures in Autofocus mode without holding the AE-L/AF-L button. When in Auto mode, the lens focuses, I get the green infocus dot, but the shutter will not fire. I have done a soft reset (Custom Menu) and a hard reset (reset button next to USB port). Same issue. Firmware is A 1.12 B 1.00 . Manual mode works fine. Any ideas?
I don't know if I found a "solution" but toggling once the A/M switch on the lens seems to "fix" it every time. By the way, I never had this problem, not even once, in the two years that I had my D50 with the version I lens. If my eyes still worked like they did 10 years ago I would not have given it up for the bigger screen of the D40....
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