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Cant take a picture although camera turns on

Camera was working fine then for no apparent reason it will turn on (the lens extends out) but the LCD screen is black except for the bottom 1/4" which has a pattern that looks like a picture of moving lights with neon colors and I can not see anything through the eye piece. When I push the button to take a picture nothing happens and I cannot transfer pictures from SD card to computer.
Is this camera now garbage?

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  • bkarasiuk Apr 14, 2009

    thanks Art. I tried both of those. putting the card in another camera to transfer worked. But is my camera dead ?? Green light to show power on works, the lens comes out, but cannot take a picture when the button is pushed. I'm thinking it may be time for a new camera.

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2 possible solutions. !. try using another SD card. if the one in the camera is full, you cannot take a picture. 2. Try another SD card for transferring, (and taking pictures) and try transfer of this card in another camera or reader, such as the one in photo print places.

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  • artfrailey Apr 14, 2009

    I don't know about that. But if you really like the camera and it has worked good in the past, it my be you could get it fixed for a small amount of what you paid for it. If it is an inexpensive one, you may be getting rid of a headack. You will have to determine that.
    At any rate, glad I helped you a little, at least you still have a good card.


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