Can anyone help? After buying a Nikon D3100, I discovered that NEF files were not compatible with CS3, so at great expense, I bought CS5. Now... my raw NEF files are almost always corrupt when viewed in Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw or Photoshop.
They're nearly always OK when viewed in Nikon ViewNX 2
A classic example with metadata is here http://www.first-hit.co.uk/corrupt_nef/