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Lens Error I made a mistake and droped my camara but it was working. Now all of a sudden my camara says there is a lens error, the screen changes multiple clors and then the camara shuts off. Today I tried to see if I can take pictures and it just kept beeping without any readings. It then cut off. I really like this camara my mother bought it for me and I would like to know how can I fix it. Is it possible to fix it on my own? Similar problem

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Try the procedures in this tip.

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I had the exact same problem. I was ready to take the advice below of saving for new camera, but I thought "what the heck can it hurt if I keep turning it off and on to see if it will open." Guess what, on about the 10th attempt, the lens finally opened and the camera now works.
I have no idea what was done from a technical aspect, but before you throw it out, it's worth a try!

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