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Power button seems to be pushed down too far --- I can't take any pictures either

I just tried to take a picture this evening with my new camera. Turned it on, but when I pressed the button to take the picture: nothing happened. I noticed that the power button seems to be pressed down lower than it usually is. Could this have something to do with it? I cant figure out what's going on with it. Thank you.

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Re: power button seems to be pushed down too far --- I...

Button stuck down! Try removing the battery to see if lack of power will return the button. If that fails take it back to the seller under warranty terms.

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