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Standby problems I've had my camera for about a year and a half now, and it has always worked perfectly fine. A few months ago, however, my camera started to occasionally get stuck on standby, but eventually it would go back to normal and I could take pictures/video again. Lately my camera has been what seems to be permanently stuck on standby and will not allow me to take any pictures. The manual does not tell me how to fix this, does anyone know what to do??! PLEASE HELP!

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Re: standby problems


Press all the buttons at the same time, threaten to through it in the toilet, then give it a couple of agressive taps.

It works.


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Re: standby problems

There is no user fix. Tell Samsung Technical Support about the problem

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