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Camera stuck in movie mode

When I take a picture it makes a buzzing noise and the words "recording" in red are on the lcd screen. There is a icon of two overlapping squares and the letter m. the other icons on the screen is another retagle with a 1M next to it. any suggestions how to get the camera back on regular funtion. thanks Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera-stuck in movie mode

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Press menu button, left or right arrow button until you come upon REC Mode. Choose option Normal. Yours is on Multiburst and that is causing your problem. Changing it to Normal should fix it.

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