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ZOOM ERROR Just started..cannot seem to get it to work. Is there a solution other than buying a new camera?

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My camera turns on and I can view the pictures I have taken, but when I try to shoot a new picture the message "zoom error" comes on and the lens does not move. Anyone can help?

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What just started? The camera? Do you have fully charged batteries? Did you check the manual?

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