Having problems with your Oregon Scientific DS6688 Digital Camera ?

Problem when taking photos with flash


\015 I have been experiencing problems with this camera when taking photos with the flash on. It was given to me second hand so I am not sure if it is an ongoing problem or not. The problem is that whenever I take a photo with the flash on it appears fine on the screen but when I upload it on to the computer it has a thin black line through the middle of the photo (vertical when the photo is taken portrait and horizontal when in landscape.) I have checked the lens and there doesn't appear to be anything on it. It also doesn't occur when not using the flash. I tried to take photos of a piece of paper to see if that would tell me anything but it didn't! The problem also only seems to occur when using the flash in the dark as having it turned on in normal light didn't seem to affect the photo. I would be extremely grateful if anyone knows why this might be??!!! Thank you\015

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