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\015 I have a canon SD770IS camera.i dropped it on sand by mistake.now when i power it on i am able to see blurred image for 2 seconds.then an error saying "lens error restart camera" appears on the screen for 5 seconds.then the camera gets switched off.please help me solve this issue.\015

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I had a canon for a few years and then it suddenly had the lens error message that wouldnt go away no matter what. i gave up and got a new one a few months ago and now i got sand in the new lens. instead of taking apart the new camera, i decided to dissect the old one and IT WORKS! i cant believe it. i removed all the screws and blew some air into the lens and it just worked. new one doesnt seem to come apart as easily, but at least i have something to use in the meantime.
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...
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\015\012Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:
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