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Overexposed still pictures?

Whenever taking a still picture, the photos come out overexposed, no matter what the settings are or if they're on automatic. The last time pictures were taken, the shutter speed was set for nightshots, and unwittingly the camera was used at that setting in broad daylight. Is there any way of fixing this? What exactly is the problem? Thanks!

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Re: Overexposed still pictures?

This is a defective CCD problem known to Sony. They'll pay for shipping and repair it free of charge. Go here for details:

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