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Camera shuts off

When I can actually get my camera to turn on in "View Data" mode and switch to "Photo" mode, my camera shuts off. I replaced the batteries but I am still having the problem. Is it time to replace it?

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  • Anonymous Sep 29, 2008

    Exactly the same problem. A couple of folks on different forums have suggested changing the batteries.

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I have the same problem, I have an older version of the sony cybershot, but it is still an amazing camera. The only problem is that when I try to turn it to take picture, or recording the camera shuts off. It also sometimes turns off when i'm looking at pictures. I tried replacing the batteries, but it didn't help.

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I had the same problem a few times. Try to flip the screen then press mode it will take you back to mode, instead taking photos.

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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Check to see if the lens housing fully extents when you power up? that is a common problem.

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