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halibutking

Los Angeles, US
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halibutking Registered since 02nd Nov 2005
Wed 04-Oct-06 10:37 PM

I posted earlier on my d200 but I want people to know what I have learned about this update. First, if it goes wrong (failed to update). You have a good chance of actually damaging part of the computer onboard the camera and it will have to go to Nikon for major repair. I did mine with a tech on the line and now its in need of mission critical parts. I bring this up because I made the mistake of doing the update at a time when not having the camera will hurt. Honestly, I think this is a terrible design flaw that could and should be avoided. In speaking with tech support Im not the only one. Maybe I'll say I've got banding and they will rub some frequency greese on it while its in......

Michael

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