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Lens cycles in & out upon start up and view finder blurry.

My wife downloaded pics from the camera to the computer. She clicked on the safely remove hardware icon but the camera wasn't there. She disconnected the camera, but now it's not functional. When you press the power button the lens cycles in & out a few times, image in the view finder is dot discernable. If youpush the zoom lever to retract the lens the camera shuts off. Is there an internal battery in the camera that can be removed to reset the camera or some other form of a hard reset that might correct this problem. I wrote to Olympus but they just want me to return the camera for repair. My camera is 14 months old.

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Here's the procedure for a manual reset...remove the card and battery...press all the buttons...insert the card and then the battery...turn on the camera.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

  • GillyWilly10 Feb 17, 2011

    I am having the same problem and your solution to reset the firmware does not work, is there another procedure you can use to reset the firmware?

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