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Freezing of camera - only way to turn off is to remove battery.

My camera stopped working several months ago. I was taking photos and it just froze on me. The only way to turn it off was to remove the battery (the off switch/button does not work). There is no problem with the battery. I managed to take a couple of pictures since but the same problem keeps occuring. I also noted that it was starting to make some weird mechanical noises when it was turning on etc. Note that the camera was never dropped.

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  • brian_harvey Jul 03, 2009

    will give it a try and let you know. Thanks.

  • brian_harvey Jul 06, 2009

    Unfortunately this did not work. I tried it a couple of times and now it doesn't even turn on properly. It looks like the lens is not opening fully now. Looks like I may need to take it to a repairer.

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Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and hold the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera. Select Yes...
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