Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera ?

I lightly dropped my camera on a carpeted floor and now my AF light (the orange light) on my cybershot camera doesnt work. How do I fix it? Do I really need it? Everything else works fine.


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As far as I know, the autofocus (AF) light is needed only in lower light conditions to illuminate the subject.\015\012You may not be able to rely on it working without having good light available so you should try some shots in poorer light to see if it is really not working before depending on having in-focus snaps. \015\012
\015\012If you don't use it in low light conditions, you may not miss it. 
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