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d3 sotware updates

clevercloggs 12 237 2 United Arab Emirates
16 Sep 2011 7:04AM
For some time now I have been wondering whether I should try and update the body software assuming nikon issued some.
Neve did it as with me these kind of things always result in problems meaning that I have less of a camera afterwards than before the update.

Is there a need for it and if so where could I find some reviews and user experience stories?


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LenShepherd 8 3.1k United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 8:06AM
Nikon has a huge data base for UK customers.
There is a 2011 update available. The link below explains what it does, how to download it etc.

cameracat 12 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
16 Sep 2011 10:53AM

Quote:Is there a need for it

The bottom line.....!!!

It costs time and money to produce updates for anything, The very fact that companies go to the bother of spending that time & money, To produce " FREE " updates for their respective products, Should give you a clue.....Grin

ie: If they where not needed, These profit making companies would " NOT " spend the time/resources & more importantly " Money " to provide " Updates " of any kind, Especially when they are giving them away for " Nothing "......Wink

That said any or all updates for anything hard/software wise, Are an option, You are not forced to install them, However its a wise idea to " Read " what the update is addressing, If its aimed at a specific issue, One that you yourself have experienced, Then it might be a good idea to apply the update......Grin

Quote:always result in problems meaning that I have less of a camera afterwards than before the update.

All I can say is read the instructions and follow them to the letter, If your always having issues with updates, You must be doing something wrong.....!!!!!!

Speaking for Canon & Nikon, We have never had any problems with updates provided over the last 10 years......Wink
clevercloggs 12 237 2 United Arab Emirates
16 Sep 2011 12:21PM
thank you for your comments.
Had a quick look at the link. I am well impressed with the information available there relatd to the camera type and in general. stored it in my favourites.


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