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How do i reset my camera

When i take flash off, all my pix come out blurry all the time. also, when i swithc between take pix mode and view mode, i get the set date/time screen....always! i have to press menu to cancel, but why does it come up all the time? i thought by resetting it, it might eliminate both issues??

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Re: how do i reset my camera

After selecting flash off mode the camera determine the shutter speed according to the available light which may be rather slow.Therefore either camera shakes or the object or may be both of them while taking pictures.That's why pictures are blurry. Keep camera steady or mount it on a tripod while taking pictures on flash off mode. Once u set the date & time and select OK I think it will not bother u again.

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I just assume you have a manual and read page 39, where it says how to chose the flash mode. Like flash off, auto, on and red eye reduction.
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Page 40 is telling more about using / not using flash on the camera. The manual is still online. If you know all this, and the camera does not allow you to swithc anyway please let me know. Also let me know what mode you are in when you try to swithc om the flash.

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