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Cannot Take Pictures Anymore...

I was about to take a picture and was zooming out, and suddenly my lcd screen turns black and says in white letters, "Turn the power off and on again" When I did this, you see the Cybershot logo appear, then it says "Access" with a black background behind it...then the same msg appears (Turn the power off and on again). I can still review old pictures on the lcd. My zoom is also stuck all the way out and won't go back in. I've tried removing the battery and also the memory card but nothing works. Someone help me please!!! i dropped my cyber-shot DSC-S90 and now the lens is crooked and the flap where you put the batteries in is completely taken off. someone please help!!!

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  • michael1949 Jun 09, 2008

    Screen says turn camera off and back on and the lens stays in the out position but nothing comes on except the access to files.

  • allfritz123 Jun 14, 2008

    I have had the same problem. I have put in new batteries and played with the rotating switch - turning it on in another mode other than "camera" mode, then flipping it to camera. It seemed to have helped and I have been using it again. I think using anything other than Ni-Cd high grade batteries is a must for this camera.



  • adonahou Jul 13, 2008

    I have the exact same problem - the camera says access, tries to start, the lens goes in and out several times, then it tells me to turn it off and back on - this does nothing. I can view pictures, download, but can't take pictures. I tried turning it on in video mode - no luck there, either. To the best of my knowledge, nothing happened to the camera. The last thing that was done with it was downloading pictures.

  • pm10 Jul 30, 2008

    My Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S90 was dropped and now I can only access and view pictures stored on a memory stick or on the camera itself.

    When I try to take a picture, the camera starts to make noise almost like

    an old camera that film was manually loaded in to, trying to wind the reel.

    Within 10 seconds, the word "ACCESS" pops up on the display and is followed by "Turn the power off and on again". Do that and the same happens over and over again. I've removed the batteries and let the camera sit for hours, even putting in brand new batteries with the same result.

    Any help?

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Hi,  This message appears when the lens assembly start malffunctioning. Therefore, You have to replace the Lens Block Assy. For this plz contact any nearest Sony Service Centre nearby to u.
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Hey BLOBO123,
I would have the camera looked at by an authorized service technician. You could bring it to a Geek Squad® precinct in a Best Buy™ store and they can send it out for service. The flap that holds the batteries in could possible be purchased from the manufacturer and is probably pretty easy to replace, but the lens is usually much harder and expensive to repair. I hope this helps!

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