Having problems with your Olympus SP-500 UZ Digital Camera ?

White spots on images

\015 I am seeing about 5 small white spots/dots on images not on LCD when taking pics but they do appear on images viewed after taking both on camera LCD and on PC after image transfer. Spots are in the same position on each image and show up very clearly on darker images. Camera is Olympus sp500uz, about 4 years old, one careful owner. Any ideas what's causing them and what I could do to fix it? Camera has not been subject to extremes of temperature nor got wet. Thanks.\015

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Does the camer have a removable lens. Is it an SLR camera. If so, there probably is microscopic dust on your sensor, or you have some dead pixels on your sensor. If you can get to the sensor, you can easily clean it with a cleaning kit. The most effective way of cleaning is to blow it off with clean air. Be gentle. On an SLR it is necessary to lock the mirror up. Your instruction book will explain how to do that. For more suggestions, Google cleaning my camera sensor and you will get a lot of suggestions. :-)
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