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Shutter button won't work!

My camera got wet in the rain and after a few hours ceased to work properly - the shutter button won't work and the camera now only takes photographs after taking a video, when it videos then automatically takes a photo.
I have tried leaving the camera in a warm cupboard to dry out but it's been a few weeks and there's been no change.

Help please!!!

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The water or the water vapour is still in it. So did you try to open the cover and leave it again in a worm and dry room. especially leave it under the sun behind the window. I think it will work now.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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