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Sony cybershot 4.1 megapixels mpegmovie vx dsc-s90

When i turn on my camera it says access and then it tells me to turn the camera off and then back on but after i do this the same thing happens what could be the problem and how can i go about fixing this?

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  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2007

    when i turn my camera on, the lens keeps going in and out and the screen is black and says "access", how do i fix this?

  • ClaudiaP Nov 17, 2007

    When I turn on my camera, it makes a rattling sound and I get no image on the screen. In fact the screen remains white.

    When I try taking a picture, it seems to do all the proper things (i.e. shoots, flash comes out, etc.). But since I don't get an image on the screen, I cannot tell whether I took a picture or not.

    As far as trying to repair my camera, I have not done anything since I just discovered this problem and don't know how to proceed it to solve it. Please help!!

    Thank you,

    Claudia Paguaga ([email protected])

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    lo schermo della mia fotocamera รจ completamente bianco..non posso veder assolutamente nulla, nemmeno le foto scattate prima del problema.

  • Anonymous Jul 15, 2008

    I have the same problem when I turn the camera on. The lens does not telescope and the screen shows the 'access' message. After a short duration the camera instructs the user to turn it off and back on. This has not solved the proble.

  • Veronica Jones
    Veronica Jones Jul 19, 2008

    I own a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-L1 and when i turn it on in still picture taking mode it tells me the same thing...turn the camera off and on again. I've done this many times and the problem persists.

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    Hi. I have the same problem. It shows Access, then turn off camera and then on again. I did try banging on the bottom, but that hasn't worked. Any more suggestions?

  • nashcan Aug 26, 2008

    when I turn camera on it says access turn power off and turn on again nothing happens.



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My dsc s90 goes flat after 1 pic no matter what batteries i put in ti

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Sres tomo foto y si me muevo sale muy borrosa

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I found that if you bang on the bottom it works fine after

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