Question about Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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Flash I have a sony cybershot DSC-W50. Everything has been working fine until one day it stopped flashing. I have tried pressing the flash options button, but nothing happens. However, whenever I turn the camera on E:91:01 and a little squiggly arrow flash. Please help me!

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  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2007

    I have the error message E:91:01 message flashing on my camera

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2007

    I have the problem the camera doesn't flash and error E:91:01 flashes regulary. I tried to fix it with the flash option but doesn't work at all.

    Bishnu R Koirala
    Nepal

  • blanca montero Nov 30, 2007

    I have the same problem the E:91:01 error comes on my LCD

  • felilorenzo Dec 06, 2007

    Hello porfavor not that wave with this error e: 91: 01 inizialice and nothing have to me tired you do not pass the solution already to me

  • noflash Dec 24, 2007

    Everything on my Sony Cyber shot works fine, but the flash will not go off. It does not matter which photo mode I am in. If I use the forced flash mode it still does not flash.

  • tebrock Jan 27, 2008

    flash doesn't work 91:01 blinks on screen

  • tebrock Jan 27, 2008

    flash doesnt work E:91:01 blinks on screen

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2008

    I've had my camera for less than a month and already the flash has stopped working. What should I do? Can I fix it myself without taking it in for repairs?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2008

    The flash on my Cyber-shot DSC-W50 is not working. I checked settings according to the manual and everything seems fine. I also re-initialized like suggested for Memphis Girl's flash problem. Oddly it worked for once. The second picture I took (same settings and lighting) did not work. I reinitialized again and the flash is still not working. Any suggestions?

  • garyjeff Mar 25, 2008

    sony dsc w 55 error message E:91:01 NO flash at all. Do not want to take it back for warranty. It takes too much time to be without it. How do I clear the error code???PLEASE, ANYONE KNOW???

  • caa587 Mar 25, 2008

    I have the same problem E:91:01
    I already reinitialized it twice.

    Please help.

  • RiicanMamii Mar 30, 2008

    i have the same error code flashing on my screen (E:91:01) and i tried reinitializing it 3 times and it'll work for the first picture and then go back to the error code blinking on the screen :( i dont know what else to try i have tried looking everywhere to find a solution to my problem and still nothing has helped... Someone please help me, thanks.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    MY CYBER-SHOT DSC-S700 FLASH HAS STOPED WORKING

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2008

    I have a Sony DSC-W50 . The flash stopped working and I get a flashing code E-91:01. Have tried to re initialize but it does no good.

  • DSCW50 May 29, 2008

    HELP!!! i have tried everything to get rid of this E:91:01 error code. i can still snap photos but without flash. i need to flash! how can i fix this without sending it out to get repaired?!



    also i dont understand how someone said memphis girl helped them fix it, i read what she wrote and it doesnt explain anything... unless im reading the wrong thing?!

  • Anonymous Jun 25, 2008

    sony cyber-shot dsc-730 won`t flash

  • Best peasant Jun 25, 2008

    I have a DSC-W50 which was purchased in January 2007. The flash has stopped working, error code E91:01 and the "lightning" symbol flash continuously and the Self-timer lamp is permanently ON. I've Initialized the camera several times (Setup 1) and removed the battery for an extended period. It is fully charged. Any suggestions??

  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    I have the same problem no flash E:91:01

  • smurfette10 Aug 07, 2008

    no flash

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    ive had this same problem for months, i tried the reinitialize button, and it went away but then as soon as i went to snap a picture it came back!

  • brookes25 Jan 04, 2009

    flash will not work error code e91.01

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Did you try to reinitialize? Setup menu go down to the third Setup#1 menu and make sure you click OK to reinitialize. That's what the manual said.

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I have the same problem as Memphis Girl. I've checked settings, battery is fully charged, all other functions seem to work and still the flash does not work. I re-initialized as Memphis Girl was instructed. Took a trial picture and surprise---the flash worked. The second picture, same settings, same lighting, the flash did not work. I tried re-initializing again and still the flash does not work. Any suggestions?

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I have the same problem... yall know anything?

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

Worked perfect and for good!!

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Thanks to fixya site and memphis girl I was able to solve my 91:01 just as she said to do .I lost my manual and really did not want to take it to get repaired. I love my camera thanks again for your posted suggestions.

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Posted on Nov 03, 2007

Wow!! it worked at once.Great.sitesh

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Well, I have the same camera DSC-W50, and the first time I got the problem with the flash, I read the whole manual, but nothing related about how to fix the flash. Until one day I discovered that when you plug the camera with the cables and into the video and sound plug on any TV, you turn the camera on, and I started to take some pictures, the flash started to work perfectly. I don't know the relationship between the cables for the TV and the flash, but for me this issue is resolved every time when the flash stop working. In 3 years the flash of my camera has been stop working 6 or 7 times and always I do this tip, and after that it works perfectly. Good Luck!

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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