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Lens Stuck Out/Will Not Go Back In

I was taking pictures with an incredibly low battery and the battery finally gave out and the camera just shut down while the lens was still zoomed out and everything. I put like ten sets of fresh batteries in the camera and it still won't turn on and is just sitting there with the lens out and everything. Help!

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Re: Lens Stuck Out/Will Not Go Back In

I had the same problem and tried removing the batteries and closing the cover and then plugging in the USB cable. The camera only started to work when I then put in new batteries whilst the USB cable was still attached.

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

Re: Lens Stuck Out/Will Not Go Back In

Try using the usb to power it. remove the batteris and close the cover then plug in the usb lead into the camera then the computer.

Posted on Sep 04, 2007

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Re: Lens Stuck Out/Will Not Go Back In

Well u have a problem, and u will need to replace the mainboard. if it´s under warranty send it to the repair centre they will replace mainboard for free

Posted on Mar 01, 2007

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