Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

When turning on camera it zooms to x16, and I am unable to change from this size of picture. Is there a way of resetting the camera to factory settings/or a way to correct this problem


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Yes you can reset the camera. Go in to menu, tools or settings, you should find restore to factory defaults under the settings or tools.
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