Having problems with your Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera ?

Olympus E-500 - Flash not working at all

\015 Hi, my built-in flash has stopped working all together. Why is this? Do i need to replace it? Can i replace it? or is there something else i can do?Thanks\015

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You will need to try to reset the camera first through the camera menu by placing the camera mode to P, press menu, right arrow to card, down one to custom reset, right arrow, ok, yes to reset. else you will need to send to repair center
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