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Hi,I dropped my IXUS 950 IS and it says ''lens error. restart camera''. Is there a way to restart the camera or just switch it off and on again. I tried that but it doesnt work.

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I have the same camera as you do and from what expert told me, i have to ship it to Canon or it's authorized dealer for repair. The repair costs about $100 dollars.

In my opinion, it's a rip off!!! :S

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

  • IXUS950IS Dec 04, 2010

    I have same problem with IXUS 950 IS. Are there components replaced or is it a matter of cleaning the camera?
    Can this fixed by customer itself, when no parts are needed ?

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Have you tried removing the batteries for about a minute and re-installing them?

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