Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

No matter what mode I put the camera in, when I push the button to take a picture the word "recording" flashes in red and recoreds the scene instead of taking the picture. Any ideas on how to fix?

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Mode selection switch is defective in your camera. Clean it with W-40 spray ( little amount).
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