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Shutter won't work

The shutter on my camera will not work. Everything else on the camera works fine. I was taking pictures without any problems and it just stopped all of the sudden. Did not drop or bang at all. I've changed the batteries, downloaded all pictures and changed the memory card. Nothing helps! Any suggestions????

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Depend on how old it is - still under warranty- send it back Contact makers Website in case there is an issue that warrants a replacement out side of warranty Failing that buy the next one- a repair shop is not a likely place for a sensible price for a repair.

Posted on May 19, 2007

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