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Cybershot DSC-S40 Hi, this camera is gimped! When you turn it on, the screen gets a bunch of lines, almost the same way your TV would if you weren't getting good reception. It does the same thing if you change the batteries too. Any ideas? Thanks

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  • giannina Dec 16, 2007

    mine shows those lines and the starts going to a white screen...is there a warranty i mean it seems like a lot of peolple have THE same problem with the same camera... its only two years old...sometimes its good and then it oges bad again but it seems like its been a couple days and its not going back...

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    have the same problem and the solution offered did not help.

  • graywolf2008 Dec 30, 2008

    Good batteries, hasnt been dropped. Camera is about two years old. Horizontal blue lines across screen like bad reception or interference.

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May be is related to this...
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