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E-volt 500 Olympus camera will not work well on most settings.

Pictures of all snow come out blue. Pics of indoors with flash are all red and out of focus. How can I reset to factory settings and start over? Please help.

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Turn the camera mode dial to P - press Menu button - camera 1 tab is highlighted - right arrow over to Card Setup - down arrow to custom reset setting - right arrow to reset and press Ok - highlight Yes and press Ok. The camera should be back in factory defaults.

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