Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

Have a Canon 40D. After using a external flash, the internal flash is not popping up. It still thinks the external flash is there. What do I do to reset this?


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The little pin on the hotshoe can stick if you use an extenal flash, just poke it with a screw driver to free it
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