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Can not trurn camera off!

Hi all I have a problem with my camera. It refuses to turn off with the on/off button. It will turn off using the power saving mode but it will turn its self back on again about 15 seconds later. To stop the battery going flat I have resorted to removing it when I dont use it. Any help would be great. Thanks

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  • Mick Watson May 21, 2007

    Hi all tryed the method you suggested but its still does not fix the problem. I have now found the warranty papers and im now now in the process of obtaining a new camera.Thanks for your help any

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Does your on/off button appear to be stuck? Might there be any dirt under it? if you gently shake the camera, does the button appear "loose", and is it "unresponsive" when you press it? (i.e. doesn't move) It might be that the "behind the scene" parts are stuck in the down-position, but not the part of the button you see. if button appears stuck, you might try to give the cam a gentle knock with a scredriver shaft, but be careful! You just want the button knocked loose.

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