Having problems with your Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens ?

I cleaned lenses and mirror with optical lens cleaner. After this, when viewing through the view finder the view is very dark. Indoors I can hardly see the image I am trying to photograph. Please suggest what the problem could be


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The mirror on a DSLR should never be touched except by a qualified service technician! Not only do you risk removing the finish ( unlike a regular mirror, it is on the front of the glass, not the back) but the delicate placement of the mirror and it's lifting mechanism can be misaligned by any pressure.
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