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Flash pops up, but flash closed warning stays

In low light conditions the flash pops up correctly, but the warning message that the flash is in closed position stays on.
When taking the picture anyway the flash does not fire and the resulting photo is to dark.

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My E5700 did this a couple of times. The fix for my flash was that the unit wasn't actually popping all the way open. I closed it, then manually poppped open the flash and gave it a gentle upward tug. The flash seemed to lock into position -- and has worked fine since. I hope your fix is as simple as with my E5700.

I hope this helps!
Regards,
CharlieJ

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Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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