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SSWF Light Hi, I've had my evolt 300 for a little over 3 years and it had been working fine. I charged battery up and went to turn on the camera and there is nothing-it won't come on and (sometimes) the blue sswf light stays on? I just bought a new wide angle lense and it won't come on when I'm using the new lense either. Thanks!

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Update the firmware of the camera to the latest update using the software that came with the camera

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