Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?


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After you do take a picture and download it to your computer does it show the picture or are they all white as well? This may be a sign the imaging sensor is bad in the camera. If the images are white on the computer then you are better off just replacing the camera. Once I have more information I can assist you further if need be.
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