How do I check my D5100 actuations?

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    How does one check the actuations of a d5100?
     
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    myshuttercount.com, for some reason, its the only one I have gotten to work correctly.
     
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    Take a photo.
    Copy it to your computer.
    Look at the Exif data using your favourite tool.

    I use Gwenview to view the Exif data and on my D5100 photos I see three "values" named "Shutter count", "Shutter Count 1" and "Shutter Count 2". I don't know why there are three different counts, but only the first have a sensible value. Shutter Count 1 always shows 0. Shutter Count 2 shows a different, random value on every photo. I've long been wondering about that, actualy.
     
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    Note: it has to be a jpeg for most of these online exif viewers to work.
     
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    I use IrfanView. Some people claim to not it have it work for them but I haven't had problems with it :shrug:.
     
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    The latest version of Picasa shows shutter count. Although I do my editing with the big names, I use picasa to go through my shoots (gotta love a free program that doesn't require confirmation upon delete.)

    ...hopefully screen shot attached.. in Picasa 3.. go to "info" (the blue icon directly over your time/date on the lower right of your monitor) then scroll ALL the way down - shutter count is 2nd to last.
     
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    Try this.
     
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    First post here, coming late to the party I acknowledge!

    (Edit) False start here!

    Got my answers elsewhere in the forum.
     
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