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DSC-W80 zoom extends, shutter opens, closes, zoom closes, 5x, won't work

When the power is turned on the zoom extends, shutter opens, closes and zoom withdraws, this happens 5 times before a read out on the screen telling to turn the camera off and on, but upon doing that - the process starts again. The camera will not funtion.

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Hey kbcinc,
I would try taking the battery out and waiting a minute and then reinserting the battery. Another option you have is to try and reinitialize the camera, but you would need access to the settings menu on the camera and it doesen't sound like you do. To initialize the camera go to main settings 1 and choose initialize. If this doesn't work I would bring it to an authorized service center to have it looked at.

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Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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