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Zoom lens is out and will not detract in. Camera will not take pictures display says zoom error help.

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I had the same problem with mine and I tried several suggestions, BUT the only one that has worked is to gently grab the lens, pull it out as far as it will go until fully extended. While keeping it extended turn the lens to the right until you hear a click. Once you hear the click, release the lens and turn the power button on and then back off again. This should take care of the problem. A word of warning. ALWAYS make sure your fingers do not touch the front of the lens when you power on the camera. Even the slightest bit of obstruction seems to make the problem reoccur. Another note. I had tried this several times until I finally heard the click, so please don't give up on it, just keep trying. This will work and it will save you a lot of time and money having it fixed.

Posted on Dec 11, 2005

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Telephone trick guy is awesome. I bought a digicam for my daughter and it had a cracked screen. Store would not take it back because they said it could have been my fault. I took out my old fuji after reading this post, beat it, and it works. One happy 8 year old.


Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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Turn Camera off remove batteries for a few moments. Re insert batteries. Turn on will reset itself. Ensure you use correct focus settings as per instructions. If you dont use correct settings this problem will reoccur.

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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SOURCE: My FINEPIX s1000fd fujifilm camera

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Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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I'm not sure if this will work as I have yet to try this for my self. But according to others who have had this problem pulling lens out while camera is off and then restarting camera works. If this does work please notify. Or just tell me what happens when this is done

Posted on May 31, 2009

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