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Lens Error - Cool Pix L6 - Camera unuseable

The lens is stuck open, and reads 'lens error' yet nothing seems to help it. It had been working fine, I went to take a photo and it stuck and came up wit the 'lens error' message. It seems to be permanently broken and it's only 4 months old. Help?! Coolpix L6. Suddenly the lens is stuck open. Makes a noise, but won't close. Unuseable.

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Make share you are be hind the light. thats why your photos come out so bad. see if this will help.

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Helppppppppppppppp mne is stuck open and it wrks but whn iturn it off it stays open (1/2 of it)

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