This is a really simple problem and easy to solve. Unfortunately the videos you've recorded cannot be changed back because they have been recorded in Time Lapse mode.
With the camera switched on in Video Mode turn the control dial on the back (this is the dial to the right of the LCD screen). This will change the settings from TIME LAPSE to STANDARD. There are actually 6 different modes but the best one for normal videos is STANDARD. There is a HIGH RESOLUTION setting, however these record fewer frames per second (fps) so whilst the quality is better per frame, there are half the amount of fps so the the movie will look at bit jerky.
It's really easy to accidentally twist the dial when holding the camera, so always check the icon in the top right of the LCD before recording to make sure its just a yellow camera in a yellow square.
This should be problem solved for all future recording.
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I believe the setting you changed set the RECORD method, not playback. The video is recorded that way. There are some Video software out there that can rerecord a video at a slower pace, but do you want to spend the money? Try Ulead.com for a low cost program.
You need to change your video settings. You have it set for time lapse. Turn your camera to the video mode on the top of the camera and then turn the dial on the back of the camera to the size of video you desire.
Oh my, sounds like you accidentally recorded in "Time Lapse" mode (one of the specialized video features of your camera). Unfortunately, there's no way to convert the already taken video back to "Standard" video with sound, I'm sorry. However, you'll obviously need to set your camera back to standard mode for future videos. Press the "Function" button while in video mode. Then press left/right to select "Standard" video.
I EASILY FIX'D THIS PROBLEM & FOUND OUT I CAN DO SOOOOO MUCH WITH SHOOTING VIDEO'S! I DID A GOOGLE SEARCH & CAME ACROSS THIS ADVICE.......TURN THE TOP DIAL ONTO VIDEO ON TOP OF CAMERA. THEN TURN DIAL ON RIGHT SIDE & YOU WILL SEE DIFFERENT SCREENS SUCH AS BLK & WHITE, VIVID COLORS, FAST OR SLOW SPEED; I TURNED MINE TO AUTO & PRESSED FUNC BUTTON IN CENTER OF WHEEL & I WAS BACK TO SHOOTING IN NO TIME........HOPE THIS HELPS!!
Are you sure you have not recorded the video in time-lapse mode? Could be worth checking. Once in the Video setting, you can use the thumb ring to change video mode - one of these modes is normal and one is time lapse (there are five or six others).
I have a Powershot SD1000 and it should be similar.
When the video plays very fast it was probably filmed in Timelapse mode( which fast- forwards the video)
When you are in video mode press the SET Button and set the camera to Standard mode
Make sure you are shooting your movies in "Standard" mode. If you have the mode set to something else, especially "Time Lapse", the playback may not match 'natural' motion.
In any case, you can control the speed of the playback. When you first enter the movie playback mode, there should be a movie control bar along the bottom of the LCD. Instead of the "Play" button, select the "Slow Motion Playback" button (single arrow with single bar next to the normal Play button), and control the speed with the left or right arrows on the multi-controller.