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Intermittent problem The camera works fine for awhile then the 4-way selector suddenly will not change the menu. Or it gets stuck on full flash or no flash. The selections may get mixed up. The review won't activate except for the last shot sometimes. Then if you leave the camera for a couple of days it seems to fix itself. Everything is fine then suddenly all the troubles come back. Although it gets messed up like this you can still take photos with it and you can use the other modes usually to over-ride the parameters; even when it is having its weak moments for which I am greatful. And still downlodas the sticks fine, but it is not a confidence builder when on a shoot or getting ready for a shoot. Does anyone have any idea of whats up with that and how to fix it or if it can be fixed or is it worth fixing? I love this camera and it has been good to me for thousands of well exposed photos but... is it time to put it too sleep or take it to the digi-docs. Thanks for your understanding and compassion. Bongo Dave - Good Happens

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Re: Intermittent problem

Sometimes, by changing the swithces of the control panel solves the problem

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