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Have a big issue with my digital camera. Some one help me out.

I have a HP M307 digital camera. My waranty period is now over. I get a very serious problem now. I switch it on with the batteries. It gets switched on. I am able to take the snaps. No other buttons are working after that. Even i am not able to switch it off. I have to remove the batteries for switching it off. Even i am not able to view the photos that i have taken. Can anyone help me out.

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Re: Have a big issue with my digital camera. Some one...

This is Mark again, I may have found the problem at least with my camera. I had a feeling that the Playback button was faulty before but couldn't confirm it. Now checking again I pressed and released it quickly using my finger nail and guess what... everything is working normally. This button still does not feel right so this problem may reappear. You may have the same problem with this or another button. Unfortunately this is not likely something you can repair. Good luck. Mark

Posted on Jul 26, 2007

Re: Have a big issue with my digital camera. Some one...

I have the exact same problem, I have no card so that is not the problem. Of course tech support has never heard of this. They will repair it for $20 off regular price, which is still more than it is worth. They also offered me a $50 gift certificate which it took. The problem being, I have to buy another crappy HP product to use it. Mark

Posted on Jul 18, 2007

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Re: Have a big issue with my digital camera. Some one...

This is a big time failure. Take the card out and make sure it has clean contacts. Format the card in the camera. If to no avail go to HP technical Support This may be a known issue even though warranty ids over- but where further help may be available

Posted on Jul 05, 2007

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