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Viewing screen goes all white and mode select flashes on

Recently, my Sony W1 started acting up. After turning the camera on, the view screen would sometimes go all White, or the graphic showing which picture-taking mode I was in would flash on, as if I were changing the mode, even if when I wasn't touching it, or the shutter release button. This happened occasionally, but began increasing in frequency during our vacation. We used the camera a lot. sometimes it would correct it's self, sometimes we would have to turn it off and on a few times. Any ideas?

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  • Tony Mrda May 24, 2007

    Thanks, none of the problem/solutions mentioned the additional issue of the "mode" display. Makes me wonder if it is more than a loose screen connection...

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This seems to be a commonn problem for Sony and has been addressed several times in this forum: http://www.fixya.com/support/t119207-view_finder Please read all the solutions - basically, looks like the problem is with a loose connection and the fixes range from cleaning the contacts to giving a whack to the camera!

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