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Highlight problem on D60

When I play back the taken pictures, areas of light seem to be flashing. How can I turn this off?

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  • penocooks May 31, 2009

    hey thank you...what do I do in the menu bar? Where do I go?

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Reset your camera to factory settings. that will do.but if you dont want to lose all the settings then you should scroll the options in the menu bar and you should turn it off. thanks for using fixya!. please dont forget to rate my solution.

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