Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera ?
Viewing mode switches off by itself
\015 Hi,I have a cybershot DSC-W170. Recently the viewing mode goes to shooting mode by itself, especially when I flip through the foto\302\264s (push a button, doesn\302\264t matter which one). Something to do with a electrical connection inside of the camera?Maybe it has something to do with that I have been taking lots of photo\302\264s on beaches with salt air. Is there an easy way to fix this myself? I will be travelling for the next couple of months more so I cannot have it repaired.Thanks,Adillah.\015
I took the battery out for 30 seconds and then everything was ok.
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