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HELP Mavica CD300

I was trying to download pics from a CD using USB. I place the CD in the camera, clsed the door and the access light lit. Well, the problem is...the access light and CD are still spinning and will not stop!. It has now been going for about 10 minutes. I can not find in the manual what to do. I tries turning the camera off to see if it will stop and it will not. The manual says not to do this, but... I am about to try that again and open the door to see if I can get it to stop. Before I do that can anyone here help me? PLEASE!!! Thanks for any assistance!!! Newbie (Chris)

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I am trying to finalize my disc so I can move pix to computer, mavica continues to say" turn the power off and on again" help

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Chris, I hope you solved this problem by now. I had the same problem when the wind blew my tripod over. The only way I could shut it down was to remove the battery! (I was sure the camera was toast!) Once the battery was removed, I was able to open the access door and I discovered that the impact of the fall had knocked the cd off its' spindle. I put it back and everything worked fine. Camera has two "character" dings but I can't part with it long enough to bother getting those fixed. "Takes a licking and keeps on ticking!"

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Re: HELP Mavica CD300

Odd Try going into "my computer" and right clicking on the drive referencing your usb connection. Select "eject Disk"

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