Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-W5, The camera will power on and I can look at what's on the memory card but, can't take any pictures. I get a message ''Turn the power off and on again''. The Zoom lens isn't retracting as well.


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Possible bad lens..look to alamocamera.com for repairs
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