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Camera will not turn off

I was downloading photos to my computer from the camera. All was fine when I went to take out the memory card to download the photos that were on the camera's harddrive and it froze (i' thinking I may have opened or turned something off too fast). Won't turn off when the door is in closed/off position. I've tried fresh batteries. Disconnecting and connecting USB cables. It won't trun off unless I take batteries out. Will turn on but will not get passed the Vivitar greeting screen you see before you start taking pictures. How can I "Un" freeze the camera??

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Try to make the camera to work with no card, no cable connected.
If it does the same, the camera needs repair or can be sold for parts.

You can try to reset all in the menu or set up.

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