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Flash settings Sony DSC-H7

I am not sure what I have done.
When I go to check the flash setting, "Flash Settings cannot be changed"comes up on the LCD Display

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    I have this exact same problem and have tried to change the flash settings in every single mode and it still tells me flash settings can not be changed.

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Okay, I figured out the answer to my own question!!!!! The REC mode has to be set on normal in order to change the flash settings. If it is set on burst you will not be able to change the settings.

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You may be in automatic/program mode, try full manual or aperature priority mode.

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