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My camera will not turn off !!!!!

My hp photosmart m407 will not shut down, sure if I take out the batteries it goes off but the lenese is still out. When the batteries are in the screen will display the last image taken but nothing else I cant get to the menu the flash or even the zoom. If the blue arrow button (the one that shows the saved images)was jamed would this happen? any button I press turns the image on and off.

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  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    I had the same problem with only the camera turning on and taking a picture, it would not turn off, zoom, the display and menu also did not work. I did exactly what was posted on this web site and it worked perfectly after that. I had to move two round pieces back into their places on the electronic board under the LCD screen inside of the camera after I took it apart. I was amazed that this worked I wish someone would tell HP Technical support as I was on-line with them today and they had no solution for me. So happy This web site helped me out! Now I will not have to buy a new camera.



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WOW: All three Solutions Work Fine.
I Removed the 6 small bolts and took the camera apart.
lifted the tape and cleaned the contacts u;nder the tape with alcohol, let them dry then replaced the tape, lineing up the contacts on the tape with the ones on the body of the camera. Put the camera back together and put back the 6 bolts, inserted the batteries and presto: the camera worked. Thanks for the info , it really worked. Wes Reed

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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    Mario Turk Apr 04, 2012

    thanks for all this solution,I removed the 6 small bolts and one small (CU)contats(over the foil) in camera was in contact with metal board on LCD screan and make a shock with everything in camera,so I pull ut the foil(tape) and put in on place ,and digital camera HP FCLSD-0504 now is working




The solution in my case is the same solution tells
the user scrajmer,,,,
my camera is hp m407 and goes on and dont power off
and buttons dont work,,
open camera (6 small bolts)
and check the section in the lcd..
the contacts are under a film tape,,
in muy case 2 contacts are short,,
i change the tape and correct the position of contacts,,
and vualaaaaa..
the camera works fine,,,,
try it!!!

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Yes, I had exactly the same with this HP camera. I solved it by removing all 6 bolts, gently removed the front and the back of the camera (so your camera ends up in 3 pieces) and put everything together again. Nothing more than that. And suddenly all works fine again. Thanks for the hint!!

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In one of the same case with the same camera and model i found the gum on the plastic tape to hold down the panel switches at position got loose, making the switches short permanently. once removed and placed back in proper place the camera started working fine.

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Hi, can you help me with this?

is it a brand new camera? how long have you had the camera? are u puttin the batteries in the correct way? maybe u can try different batteries for now see wat happens if not write me back.

Hope this helps!!!

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