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Date?Time Screen stays on

I turn on my camera and the screen is regular for about a second but it says "no memory card at the top" (There is a memory card in and it is working because i tried it in another camera) Then it goes straight to the Date/Time Screen. None of the buttons will work to get me out of it.

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The part where memory card went in is damaged like bent metal, you should buy new camera and be careful in the future putting in mem card the right way.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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