Having problems with your Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera ?

There is a large black spot on all of my photos using a Sony Alpha A100. Is there a way for me to address this myself without having to have it sent away for repair? The body is only worth about $200 bucks now, so not sure it's worth repairing.

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Take the lens out and check the inside. It's possibly the plastic ring inside that has shifted out of place. You can push it back. I've had this before. The kitlens is a bit crappy...
Your sensor has a piece of dirt or dust on it.\015\012
\015\012It is possible to clean this yourself, but it's very easy to scratch the sensor.\015\012
\015\012If you'd like to attempt this yourself, there is a Cleaning Mode in the setup menu 3 of your camera. Remove your lens, and go to cleaning mode. This will open up the sensor to give you access.\015\012
\015\012Never rub or wipe on the sensor as this could damage it. Buy one of those little hand squeeze blowers, and carefully blow the dust off the sensor. You may or may not be able to see it. Some blowers also come with a little brush on the end. You can use this to brush off any dust.\015\012
\015\012Good luck!
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