Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

When I turn on the camera, it says "green mode" then immediately turns itself off

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Green mode locks all the camera's settings except for the flash. It \012can be turned off, however. There are 12 preset shooting modes. The main menu screen features chirpy cartoon icons for \012all the standard options, and some more unusual selections. A \012MySpace-friendly self-portrait mode is included, as well as settings for\012 snapping pets and food.\012\012Oddly, the menu is laid out in no particular order: the top row \012features program, night, movie, voice recording and novelty frames, \012while the more useful portrait and sport are relegated to the lower \012tiers. The pre-loaded frames are even lamer than we've come to expect \012from such fripperies, and they ratchet the processing time right up.

Green Button - Define function of the GREEN button\012

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When I turn on the camera, it says "green mode" then immediately turns itself off

Green mode locks all the camera's settings except for the flash. It \012can be turned off, however. There are 12 preset shooting modes. The main menu screen features chirpy cartoon icons for \012all the standard options, and some more unusual select ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

I have a Pentax M20 camera. I love the camera but all of a sudden I find that when I turn the camera on, the camera almost instantly shuts off. I have new batteries in the camera. When the camera first starts up I can see "Green Mode" on the screen but it immediately shuts down. The camera is not allowing me to access any programming modes at all and certainly not allowing any picture taking. Until just a few days ago I have had absolutely no problems with this camera. Any advice is greatly appr

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