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Nikon Coolpix 5700 - Lens Error

My camera was working just fine... then i got a lense error message and now my lens will not retract back into the camera. It will not zoom or pull back... nothing. What do I need to do to fix this? lens error

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This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

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oops sorry for double post, I didn't think the first one went through and don't see how to edit to delete one.

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