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When i power on my camers the screen says card-cover open

When i power on my camera the screen says card-cover open. i have checked and reclosed but the message does not go away.

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  • osc2101 Aug 14, 2008

    I am having the same problem with mine. Sometimes that screen comes on and sometimes the red light just blinks. Is it possible to fix?

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The switch that controls the door may be going bad.. and would need repair.. but you can try to reset the camera or leave battery out of camera for a couple days

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