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Flip camera When I turn the Flip camera on, the (Flip Video Icon) stays on forever and will not boot up. What;s up?

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  • drains716 Nov 03, 2008

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Hello Drain716,

When your camera freezes you can try to things to unfreeze it.

First hold the power button for 10 seconds. Then try to turn it on.

If that dosent work, take a pin and insert it into the reset hole within the camera's tripod mount, wait five seconds before powering on, and then power on without touching any of the buttons on the back of the camcorder for an additional five seconds.


Good luck and anything else you need let me know,
Dahaka

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Try this (update or re-flash your firmware)

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Replace the batteries of the camera as it is not supporting the device to work properly. also before replacing the batteries.just OFF the device remove the old batteries then wait for two minutes then insert the new batteries then ON the camera.it will work. also check the area where the battery is inserted sometimes due to dust particles in that area or any moisture collected there the batteries does get detected properly in the camera.so clean it properly if any dust you can see.
if still the problem try to ON/OFF 3-4 times continuously.and then check it. if still the problem then taking it to the repair shop or service center is much advisable.as the fault haS TO BE FOUND  INTERNALLY by disassembling the device.
feel free for any further assistance. thanks.

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Did you delete any files recently ?


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HI,

Please reset your camera by removing the batteries for 15 minutes and then insert them again.

Now turn it on again and let me know the result..

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