For those who experienced hot pixels in their images or video captured by Nikon D7000, you can now visit your local Nikon official website to download the Nikon D7000 Firmware Update to solve the problem.
I did not experienced any hot pixel issue with my D7000 but still have updated it. The whole process took me less than 10 minutes to complete. The updated version is A1.01 and B1.01, as opposed to the original version of A1.00 and B1.00. Even though you did not find any hot pixels in your high ISO photos and video, you are still encouraged to update your D7000 with this latest version as to make your D7000 perfect!
All you need for the update is an empty SD card, fully charged D7000, and computer with card reader. Then start downloading from Nikon D7000 Update page (I use NikonAsia version as its step-by-step update instructions are more comprehensive) into a new folder. Open the file to automatically extract the update binary file into another folder and you can copy the file into a formatted SD card and insert it into your D7000’s first SD slot. After that, search the camera’s menu to click the Firmware Version option and select the update firmware option. And that is it! Check out the detail instruction on the update page.
For US market, you can download the update file from this Nikon official website instead. – Cecil Lee Photography.