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In AUTO mode, pictures are all dark!

Daughter has played with settings on camera and now every picture in auto mode is dark (even with flash).  Is there a way to "reset" camera to factory settings to see is settings problem?

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  • ignats Dec 09, 2007

    Thank you! I did restore settings to the default position but still dark. I can take pictures if set camera in the nighttime setting but with long exposure times. Could this be related to CCD problem I have seen elsewhere on the net.



    I really appreciate the advice and counsel.....

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Yes you definitely can,

Turn on the camera.

The mode dial can be turned to any setting.

2. Press the button for longer than 5
seconds.
The message “Reset settings to default?” appears on the
LCD monitor.

3. Select [OK] using the left and right
buttons, then press the button.
The normal screen resumes when resetting is complete.
To cancel resetting, select [Cancel] instead of [OK].

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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    Chris Montano Dec 10, 2007

    There is a possibility that your image sensor or image chip has malfunctioned. In the mean time, you can try turning the settings back to normal and then got to your iso settings and set to a value of iso100 or higher and setting the auto white balance off so you can use it.

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