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Camera turns on in voice recording mode only

Hi, for about a month or so now my Pentax Optio s5i only turns on in voice recording mode. My sister had it and she doesn't know what she did to it. It has happened before and I can't for the life of me remember how I fixed it. If anybody has any knowledge of this and can help that would be wonderful. Thank you.

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Re: Camera turns on in voice recording mode only

Easiest way......check if your camera has a factory default mode. Most devices do. If yes, select it.

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