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My camera wants date enter each time it is turned

\015 My camera wants date entered each time it is turned on. I have re-entered the date ... changed batteries and still wants the month and date and year\015

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Whatever button you have to press after entering all the info, press it an extra time at the end.
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My camera wants date enter each time it is turned


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