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Camera is not taking pictures. when i take a picture all the "full auto" info comes up in the viewfinder instead of the new pic.

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Try a reset. Go into the setup menu, scroll to "reset" and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Testimonial: "I do not have a manual and do not know how to get into the setup menu. I have gone into everything I see in menu and do not see anything for setup?? "

  • Ty Price Oct 08, 2009

    Sorry, your question appeared in the regular line-up for digital cameras and I answered it. I don't get paid for advice. I'm an advanced photo enthusiast and retired teacher and enjoy helping other photographers with their problems.

  • Ty Price Oct 09, 2009

    Just go into the menu and scroll to "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions.

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