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Optio X software wiped HELP!!!

I have managed to wipe the software on my Optio X. I was trying to recover the internal memory space which showed 13Mb (I think) total and 4.1Mb available. Having wiped it the camera would turn on, but only the picture through the lens was on the screen. No function, menu, control information is on the screen. I can see the camera on a Mac as a drive, and it is different if an external card is plugged in. I have downloaded the firmware update, copied to an SD card and run thrugh the instructions to update it. It is now recognised as V1.01. However, there is no change to the screen. Should the firmware control all of the functions, or is there some other "user" software I have to install?

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Re: Optio X software wiped HELP!!!

Dear oilman, after shown your problem,there is no way for you.i think that it is advisable to go to the pentax shop because it is matter of hart fail of the camera or in other words camera is in that no one can hehp you.. God bless you..

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