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Old Jun 1, 2010, 8:04 PM   #1
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Default Bought a used XSI, think reset to factory settings a good idea?

I just bought a used XSI, coming tomorrow, it has about 1000 shutter actuation's, anyway, I was think of starting off fresh, so I know it is fresh. Is it a big deal to reset to factory settings? how do you do it? Is there any risk of messing something up?
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Old Jun 1, 2010, 8:48 PM   #2
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It is not a big deal to reset to factory setting. You might not like the setting that the prior user had them at. Resetting to factory setting will make it a bit easier to get the camera to where you would like it by following the manual.
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From your question, I would guess you don't have the manual.
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Old Jun 5, 2010, 2:47 AM   #4
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I think it would be a good idea to do the factory reset. You never know what sort of goofy combinations of settings the previous owner used that might have lead them to sell it.

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