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It wont turn on!

I was going through the manual and operating the camera to test all its features when suddenly it shutdown when i turned the knob to the GUIDE function. The Optical Zoom lens is extended and even if i tried turning it off and on nothing happened. The battery is fully charged, although the camera had been on for about 20 minutes when it shutdown. It doesn't want to work now everytime i press the on button it just makes a sound and a red light flashes. what do i do? please please reply soon! thank you! kathy de los reyes

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Re: it wont turn on!

The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:

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