Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera ?
Can't take a picture, just records
\015 Hello,I have a sony cyber-shot DSC-W1. I formatted the memory card and now when I go to take a picture, the camera keeps saying recording in red. It won't take the picture, it just records a video. Please help!Thanks\015
Try taking out the battery's and then put them back on also make sure it is switched over to take photos there should be a button to change it back to photos.
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