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Camera lense/power Camera lense is stuck out. When I turn it on the lense goes in and then comes out, a main picture apears, green light comes on and then it powers off with the lense stuck out. It will only stay on if I have it in play back mode. Please help! Phil D. PS - I have the PowerShot SD400

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