Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

Camera turns on for few seconds, it showes at the screen "P program green mode" and shuts it down any idea? thanks


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Camera turns on for few seconds, it showes at the screen "P program green mode" and shuts it down any idea? thanks


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