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Flash doesnt turn on

The camera (sony dsc w80) works fine, but when I try to turn the flash
on, on any of the settingsauto, manual, iso, snow, beach...etc. it
throws me a message that sais: flash settings cannot be changes with a
yellow triangle with an exclamation mark on it and the flash remains of no
matter what I do. How can I change this_?? Thanks, Virginia

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1.turn the unit on the menu button
3. select setup
4. inside setup and search for setup 1 (option with a toolbox icon with a number at the bottom.)
5. inside setup1, pls select initialize and reply with OK to evety prompt(using the center button)
6.if succesfull(you'll get clock settings)
7.set the date and time then try the camera again.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008


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