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CAMARA turns off when i press to take a photo

Camara is about 2 yrs old and has been well looked after and not had any heavy use, while we were on holiday the camara started to turn itself off when trying to take a photo, i thought it was the batteries but its still doing it with new batteries in it. It will power up and let you look at your photos, but the moment you push the button to take a pic, it turns off leaving the lens out, it will turn back on and turns off normally, But i brought it to take photos!!! Help Thanks in advance Nick

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Re: CAMARA turns off when i press to take a photo

I have the same camera... and it was doing the same thing AFTER i changed my old batteries, because they were getting low. It was only after i put in the NEW batteries that i had this problem... I tried putting the old batteries back in and sure enough it worked again, so it probably all just depends on the brand of the battery you use.

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Try using rechargeble

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I have the same problem, the camera lens is still sticking out and won't go back in. green light is on in back. Can't take pictures, screen is black. I paid good money for this pile of %@#! Brand new batteries too! I will never buy a Fuji camera again! Where's the reset button?> Where's the support??

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