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Samsung s730 selects mode at random

When I try to take a picture with my s730, the camera tries to automatically select the Mode to use.

There is a wheel on top which I can select "AUTO, Prog, ASR, M, Scene, Portrait, Night, or Movie". Regardless of what I have selected, of those options, when I try to take a photo, that is push the button to take a picture, an image of the wheel, and all of its options appears on my LCD screen. The wheel then rotates between the options. The impact is that while the camera tries to decide what it wants to do I CAN NOT TAKE THE PICTURE I WANT, and my selections are totally ignored.

I read the 15 page manual that came in the box with the camera. I have also reviewed the 95 page manual that I downloaded from your website, and I do not see this feature discussed anywhere.

Please call me or email me with instructions on how to disable this "feature" as soon as possible.

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