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Image size too small - even when set on 5 MP

When photos are downloaded to computer, they all end up between 1-2.2 MB in size, although pictures are being taken at 5 MP size. Talked to Sony support twice, resetting to factory defaults didn't help. All pictures are SMALL, no matter what I've tried. It's been doing this since I got the camera, > 1 year ago, so of course the warranty is over, and repair costs don't seem worth it ($181 + shipping...)

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Hi, Although I prefer you getting it repaired, but there is a slight chance to get it working. 1) First you have to go through every single option in the Camera and change it. 2) Try using the Built-in memory instead of the external if you got any. 3) There is an option for the Picture quality, as "Standard, Fine, SuperFine". Try changing it. 4) Try using it on anothe PC just to be sure. If none helped, then a hardware component must be replaced, because there is not firmware update/upgrade. Good Luck

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