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Camara powers on but will not snap picture!

Everything seems to work normal, powers on as normal, view pics, LCD screen is normal, but when you press the shutter button to snap the pic the camera will NOT take the picture. The ready flash red light comes on as normal but no capture of the image. Why is this? Everything else is normal but for some odd reason I can not take pictures all of a sudden.

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  • lstrongnsd Dec 28, 2007

    I have the same problem. I can view, change modes, access all menu options, etc but the picture will not snap. Would love a solution, it was a great camera.

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    i have the same dam promblem whyyy????

  • Spoti Jan 03, 2008

    I have the same problem with an S500 my daughter owns. My problem was due to the flex circuit being "scrunched" in the case and popping off a chip capacitor(very hard to solder back on) This obviously happened during Mfg.. I am presently searching for a parts source for these cameras.



    Mike

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    I have the same problem . I tried reset and it still won't snap a picture..

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    it wont let me take pictures.it will take 1 pic when you first turn it on, then nothing. Euresverything else works,it just wont take pict

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Did you just try to press the shutter button halfway?if yes...press in all the way through...if still does not take a picture..master reset...

-press menu
-press right to go to setup
-go down to reset
-highlight yes then press menu to ok it
-turn off then on then try to take a picture

hope it will help...(",

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