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Camera wont take photo

I have a Sony DSC S40 which will turn on but not take a photo. The AE/AF lock light and Flash charge lamp both come on when I press the shutter and a green light is in the display. It will sometimes take a photo when first turned on but then wont. I have looked at all the settings but cant resolve it. Any suggestions

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  • Mick Statham Jul 04, 2007

    Had the same problem with different cards, it seems as though the camera cant focus

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Try a reformat of the card. Make sure the card contacts are clean. contact Sony Tech Support Team

Posted on Jul 03, 2007

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    john ash Jul 04, 2007

    Make sure you have good batteries- Alkaline batteries are not powerful enough- must be Ni-Cad or Ni-Mah

    Have you contacted the Sony Tech Support as suggested?

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