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I can turn on my camera, but the screen goes black and won't turn off.

When i turn on my camera The screen shows for about 2 seconds, and then turns off. I try to turn it off by taking out the battery but the lens stays out and doesn't shut off. I did turn off once but i tried to work with it again and it never turned back off. I tried recharging the battery but that didn't work either.

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  • rosannecromw May 15, 2009

    when i turn on my camera it just makes noise and it dont take the picture....what do i do?

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Did you push in the battery all the way so it clicks? I forgot to do that at first. =\

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Lens mechanism is shot Check customer support at Oly., but a repair is not likely economically

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