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Help I have a Kodak easyshare Z812 IS When I turn it on to take a picture it either, flashes green, turns on then off right away or the format something or other comes on. I have changed batteries several times, even erased pictures help what do I so? With 4 grandbabies and halloween right around the corner I need my camera. Please could someone help me Thank, Cheryl Please reply to grammacasnyder@yahoo.com

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Does the lens extend fully from the camera before it turns off or does is stay retracted? Has this been dropped or gotten wet recently? Try removing the SD memory card from the camera and powering it up to see if you still get the "format" prompt.

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