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E 97 HI. When i turn my camera on the lense comes all the way out and the screen flashes E 97. I have tryed turning it off and removing the Batteries for an hour, but that did not work. Dose any one know what this is and how to fix it ?. Thanks Andrew Edwards

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1.) If the battery dies when the camera lens is open (and you close it manually, or sometimes, even if you dont.)
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Do as i say..

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5.) Turn it on.

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