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Canon powershot sx130 lens will not open

I turn on the camera and a small green light continues to blink on the back. The lens will not 'extract' from the camera, or come out. eventually I get the lens error message on the screen.

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The best thing to do is to first try restarting the camera. Do not push or pull on the lens as this will often cause other issues. Do not blow air in the lens as this generally moves any dirt or dust to the back and it sits on your imaging sensor, you'll end up with poor photos after that. The best thing to do is to have it serviced so it is fixed correctly and working the way it should be. The site that is great for the Powershot Models is: They only specialize in these Powershots and they have your exact lens error problem right on the site. Try them for help. They tend to be the best deal plus they're service is wonderful. You'll pay $89 for the repair, all of the service for that model and the return shipping back to you included with them. They'd be the place for help with this one, best of luck.

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the menu's last tab has a last but one option where you can take all your settings to default. use it to reset your camera.

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