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Shutter wont open

When I hit the power button at the top of the camera the light comes on but quickly goes off when you let up on the button. The shutter on the front of the camera doesnt come out or open or anything. Any suggestions or should I just buy a new camera?

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Shaun Farmer

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Try to replace the battery with rechargeable ones and if it doesn't work, you may contact Samsung Customer Service 1-800-SAMSUNG and set up your camera for repair.

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