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Shutdown sometimes fails - Lens retracts then immediately extends again

Camera occasionally will not shut down.  When the shut-down button is pressed the lens retracts and then immediately extends again.  When the problem appears, I must press the shutdown button several times and watch the in and out cycle each time before I eventually get a complete shutdown.  Any suggestions of a way to avoid this annoying problem?  Is anyone else having this problem?

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I am having the same problem with my camera. I have to take the batteries out to get it to shut down. I also cannot view my photos on the camera, when I try to turn it to view, it goes to shoot mode.

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