Having problems with your Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital Camera ?

Olympus E300 Hi, I've just arrived in nicaragua without my manual. My camera won't let me take a picture on any setting, on the right corner of the viewfinder there is a flashing dot underneath which says white balance. Is this normal? Would hate to be without a working camera for the next 6 weeks of my holiday. Thanks, Kate


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Hello Kate,\015\012See if you can find an internet cafe. I was reading the white balance section of your manual and there is nothing that stops your camera from taking pictures if the white balance is off. Turn your camera off, remove your batteries for about 30 seconds and let it reset to default. Then try inserting the batteries and see if this helps. I wouldn't mind sending you this manual if you can provide an email address. Or a link to go to is: www.olympus.com, then select americas, then select support, then select your camera, then download your manual in PDF format. I wouldn't want your vacation ruined either.
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