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Image layering thru lens, imprinting on card in top right corner as small panoramic

So I'm walking around with my camera. no bumps, no drops-I'm careful (as I have been for years) with my equipment. I stop to take a pic and look thru the lens only to see that everything looks super exposed and the images are on top of each other. It looks the same whether thru the screen or the viewfinder. when the picture is put on my computer it is a blank (black) area with a very small panoramic view of the image in the top right-hand corner (still with the images on top of each other) I have had camera problems in the past and fixed them but this problem has me totally baffled, especially with there being no trauma to the camera. I reset the camera and the panoramic deal still stayed. I'v never seen this problem with a camera before, having owned many over the years, using them almost non-stop. help. anna

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Re: image layering thru lens, imprinting on card in top...

Wow, that is strange. Is there a reset button or procedure, like holding power and exe or some other key combo in the manual? I had a C-5050 that would boot to a picture of a girl, not the normal Olympus splash screen, couldnt figure that one out either. Good luck, let me know if you give up on it or need more help..pishta68 at

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