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Kodak m341 makes noises all the time sounds like loading and clicking Sounds. I read where someone said it's because it is on auto focus and that you can turn this off but there is NO place to switch auto focus off.

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1-turn the upper wheel to program mode
\015\0122-press he menu button
\015\0123-go down to the (AF Control (Still)) option 'at the end of the menu'
\015\0124-and choose 'Single AF' instead of 'Continous AF'
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