Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera ?

Need Firmware Version 1.1 (now one year old) to overwrite the Version 1.2 that came on my Panasonic Lumix ZS3/TZ7 which prohibits use of third party batteries. Anyone have a copy? Thanks, John


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Version 1.1 is installed on the camera out of the box. Even if you could get a copy, it wouldn't overwrite or delete version 1.2. Buy the correct battery...it will save you the cost of repairs later.
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