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Can't switch from photo taking to photo review

I dropped my camera and everything seemed fine until I took a picture and tried to slide the button to the photo review setting. It won't. In fact - it's stuck in the photo review setting but I cannot review my photo. I can still take (I assume) pictures but cannot take video or review. This also prevents me from downloading my photos onto my computer, since the camera has to be in the photo review setting to do so. Help!

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Re: can't switch from photo taking to photo review

Assuming your LCD still works, go to the camera settings and reset the entire camera to the default factory settings. This will help you determine if it is a hardware or software problem. If you are still unable to get into the photo review, you may have a hardware problem.

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