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Gateway dc-t50 digital camera

When i turn on camera orange light flashes and error 3 shows on the screen. cannot take a picture.


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  • pmbarrick Nov 19, 2008

    been to their website before i came to you and got no help
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Hi,

Your camera firmware is corrupted. Nedd to be reset.
- Detached the battery for 1hr then try it attached again
- If doest work, update youy camera firmware
Postr for further information. Please dont rate me if not satisfied..
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Replace the battery if old.if it is new then just remove the battery and reinsert it after 2 minutes.then ON and check out.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

  • fixyy Nov 19, 2008

    http://www.fixya.com/support/p269770-gat...




    click this link to get the user manual.and in that user manual check out the troubleshoot page.

  • fixyy Nov 19, 2008


     Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The idea is that the camera will try to autofocus while the lens is extending, hopefully seating the lens barrel guide pins in their slots.

    Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one).


    Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following two fixes.

    Fix #6: Repeatedly tap the padded/rubber usb cover on a hard surface with the intent of dislodging any particles that may be jamming the lens. Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. A lot of people have reported success with this method. HOWEVER, there is also some potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens.

    Fix #7: Try forcing the lens. More people have reported success with this method than with any of the other methods. HOWEVER, there's obviously some potential for damaging your camera by using this method. Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Attempt to gently straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Another variation includes looking for uneven gaps around the lens barrel, and then pushing on the side of the lens barrel that has the largest gap (note pushing the lens barrel all the way in is NOT recommended as it may become stuck there). While doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera. The following photo illustrates unseated guide pins that would cause a lens error.



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Go on the there website and they should help you

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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