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My camera won't turn on!

For the past couple of months, my camera has not been turning on. I've tried numerous pairs of new batteries, but they aren't doing anything! I have no idea what could be wrong, and I have taken no steps in trying to solve this problem myself.

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  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2007

    it beeps and flashes a gren light when turned on, i changed the batteries and nothing happens

  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2007

    Makes a buzzing noise and doen't turn on.

  • rrrjr Nov 27, 2007

    Same problem, camera wont turn on only makes a clicking sound.

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2007

    i turn it on and it pops up Low Battery! it make a repeated beeping noise.

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2007

    I could turn my camera on and it would make a beeping sound then go off so i sent it in to be repaired and they said that it was sand, water, and dust damaged but now i see it is just the camera. Everybody here has the same exact problem how funny!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2007

    my camera is doing the same thing and i have tried new different batteries ,it must be a lemon .i guess they put a expired date on it so i would get another camera that would last almost 1 year. help me if you can.......................

  • dune52 Dec 12, 2007

    Mine wont turn on and I tryed changing the batteries. I have no idea what is wrong with it. I have had it less than a year when it started to not like to turn on and now I cannot get it to turn on.

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2007

    Well mine turns on for a couple seconds then turns off again

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2007

    I have the same problem, my camera eats batteries, I can use it for 5 minutes and then have to replace the batteries, or it will flash on and then off again. The lense has also occasionally stuck open.

  • Christine Amstutz Dec 29, 2007

    I used to have a problem with my camera. I agree with the other suggested solution - switch to lithium batteries. My camera has had no problems since then and the batteries last for a pretty long time. I used Energizer e2 Lithium batteries and they work great!

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2008

    my Digimax D53 wont turn on i have tried different batterys and it still wont turn on....can somebody please help me?

  • chaufferman May 10, 2008

    samsungd75 wont turn on get green light

  • bballplayer May 17, 2008

    My camera won't turn on. And i am using those Energizer e2 Lithium Batteries and then the camera won't turn on but it makes a weird noise.


  • randomgurl57 Jul 31, 2008

    My Camera Takes pictures fine but the screen dose not turn on

  • dylansdad Aug 13, 2008

    camera wont stay on beeps then goes off



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Here in my side...

I do suggest that you have to set the correct battery settings in the camera...

Advised to set the correct battery type.
- Press on MENU button
- Press on the right button until you see SETUP 2
- Scroll down until you see BATTERY TYPE
- Select ALKALINE if you're using NON-RECHARGEABLE
- Select Ni-MH if you're using RECHARGEABLE
- Press on OK/MENU button for changes to be saved

For other camera you just have to go to setup... and look for battery type...

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Yes yes yes i think i have solved the problem with s1065 (if your camera lens is stuck on open and makes a bleeping noise-then read on ) its not the battery's it seams the lens motor is a bit temperamental ...... grip lens as if you were opening a jar ,with the thumb and index finger gentle twist left and right with little pressure thus should solve you problems ......IT DID ON MY S1065 STEVE FROM MONTROSE SCOTLAND

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Solution 1 is right on....only something is stuck behind my lense and i cannot get it out.....GRRR

Posted on Feb 05, 2010


Had this problem, then i looked at my lens it was still out and i noticed it was bent. Luckily for me a little muscle i popped it back right and now it works :D

Posted on Jan 29, 2008


Check the batteries...if they're alkaline, switch to lithium, that's what worked for me just a couple of days ago, I was having the exact same problem OR talk to your camera retailer, either way works.

Posted on Jun 21, 2007


I have the same exact problem

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Samsung Technical Support team. If a year or less or perhaps a little over old There may be a manufacture issue with this. If not and they are unable to help replace the camera there is no repair option that is economic

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