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Sony DSC-P72 won't snap a picture

The camera was working fine - taking pictures, etc. Daughter played with the settings, and now it won't snap a picture. When you try to depress the shutter button, it won't go down and nothing will happen. Could it be locked or something? We've tried resetting everything - no help.

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  • Mark Pelletier Dec 12, 2007

    I have the same problem. it just happened one day and it's been that way since.

  • raykair Jan 03, 2008

    Progress! I reset the camera... now, if I hold the shutter button down (for 2-3 seconds), it will take a photo.

    Is there another setting that is off or something, possibly?

    Thanks for the help so far!



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Have you done a "hard" reset?

Under the jack cover (below the zoom rocker on the back of the camera) there is a small "reset" button. You'll need to press it with a sharp object, and hold it down for a few seconds. If it was a setting problem, this should resolve it.

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