Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

D40X: can't access menu with card in camera

\015 Can anyone help with this? Because the manual doesn\342\200\231t.\015\012 \015\012We have bought a new Nikon D40x and followed the instructions for getting started. But the problem is this:\015\012 \015\012We can\342\200\231t get the menu to come up when the memory card is in the camera. All we have, with the card inserted, is the ability to take a photograph which is then displayed on the screen. Press any button and nothing happens. This means, to set anything up, you have to take the card out \342\200\223 then the menu and all its options appear when buttons are pressed no problem.\015\012 \015\012This can\342\200\231t be right surely?. Does it sound like a duff camera or is there a really simple setting we\342\200\231ve not found? Put in a new card and it says \342\200\230nothing to display\342\200\231 but take a photo (on auto or any setting) and the screen shows it \342\200\223 but you can\342\200\231t delete it, move to the next photo, change any settings, set the flash etc. etc. (Have tried three cards; can't get to format them but they store photos; tried a reset...)\015\012 \015\012Take the card out and try and set up Folders and even when \342\200\230enabled\342\200\231 you can\342\200\231t create, name or even find a folder \342\200\223 we thought that might make the camera recognise the card or something. The cards, by the way, are the right ones and came with the camera.\015\012 \015\012Dumfounded. What are we missing? Any help would be appreciated.\015

Answers :

Try "Custom Settings Menu" -> "06 No memory card?".
Does it have any influence?

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