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Black Shutter Block.. or black spherical object (inside lens) on DSC-S700 stuck..

Well, i was taking pictures today just fine, and then when i got home to export my pictures to my computer, i turned on my camera and the "Preview" area was blank. i mean like black blank.

So,then i looked into the lens and i saw a black bulb inside of the lens,and then i realized that thats the little thing that closes when thecamera shutters, and it was stuck in the shut position, and i wonderedto myself... Self.. How the hell am i gonna fix this one?

So i decided to come and get some help here, considering i help answer a lot of questions.

ihave "Initialized" the camera a few times now, it hasnt done anything..i changed the battteries... nothing.. so i need some help here guys...please?

I also believe that my warranty is up..

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