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Camera won't talk to lens

The camera body seems to power up fine, but there is no display on the lens (through the viewfinder) and it wont take any pictures. It seems that the lens is not receiving power and/or not communicating with the camera body. I have tried two different lenses, both have the same problems.

This problem is with my Canon 350D. Thanks!

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Is the lens switch in manual or auto mode?

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