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Lens is stuck, and won't focus...

I have a Samsung S1065 compact point-and-shoot camera that I bought in August 2008. I was really pleased with it. 2 months later in October, I accidentally dropped it onto the lounge floor. unfortunately the lens now doesn't focus properly and the lens won't go back into the camera when the power is turned off- it gets stuck. Also the lens cover part is stuck so that that photos have a black edging around them.

I have asked at one shop but he said he thought it would be about the same price as the camera cost new, to fix it!!

what can I do? Should I contact the manufacturer? Ask another repair shop?

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How to solve this cam yesterday cam slip from my hand so not working i buy from saudi arabia 2 month before so i want solve the problem

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