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Can't take pictures-all buttuns don't work

Camera turns on ok and i can go to all modes but none of the buttons work i can't take pictures and no zoom.When I go to the scene mode all the modes keep scroling and stop temporarely when I push any button. This problem started when I was taking pictures and using the zoom. I have replaced the battery and SD disk.No Luck!I have even banged it on the desk and still no change.

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  • kferguson Dec 02, 2007

    same exact problem - turns on fine - can't zoom or take pics - when i go into a setting screen, it scrolls constantly

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Try a different desk. yes you've done something strange to your settings to get it to totally not work + disable the buttons.

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Hi, look for my answer in another fx8 topic! there is a soft reset combination. just switch to record mode, press the shooter button, hold it down, and switch the camera on. it is a some kind of reset. it worked me.

Posted on Jul 12, 2007

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SOURCE: FX8 all button frozen

I am not sure if this is a solution. but one time, i turned on my camera when the battery is really drained. usually (when it was broken) it will automatically zoom in. but that certain period when i turned it on, even before it can zoom in, the battery drained and the camera went off. i charged the battery and when i put it back and turned on the camera, it works fine. it is still working fine. good thing i didnt had the repair center fix it, because they charge really high price.

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