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Canon PowerShot SD1100IS, Error Message - Lens Error, Restart Camera

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  • fenmtc Nov 28, 2008

    When turning the camera on, we receive following message: lens error, restart camera. After turning camera off and restarting, the problem persists...

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    used the camara for 8 pics and when trying to take the 9th pic the lens was stuck and the message came up " Lens error, restart camara" I never dropped it, don't live by sand and it was not windy and I was taking the pics inside a home. Makes me wonder as every problem i read about this camara comes back to the lens issue.

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Sounds like a broken gear, or a grain of sand stuck in a lens gear.

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Be careful Using Electrical cleaners on plastic....some of them will actually melt the plastic, Read labels before you use!

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Spray a little bit of electrical cleaner on it. i did that to mine and it worked. good luck

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