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Camera won't boot software

When I turn on my DMC-FZ7, all I get is a white display. Normally when you turn on the camera, you can hear the lens moving in position. Mine only displays a white screen and that's it. After a few minutes, the display is automatically turned off. I guess this is the power management. The camera does not respond to any button. Any ideas?

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