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Overexposure on all Auto settings

When my camera is on auto (any setting) the flash engages and the picture overexpose. I have cleaned the sensors and reset the setting and I still have the same issue. I normally use the camera to shoot sports and have used the auto sports setting in the past for general setups. Now that setting has a shutter delay that also overexposes the picture and does not allow for the multi shot feature to work.

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The Rebel XS has an exposure compensation of + or - 2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments. I suspect that this setting has been altered resulting in over exposures. It will not matter where you set your camera in manual operation it will still yield an overexposure.

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