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My P5100 will not turn on - no green light & lens is stuck in ''out'' position

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If nothing happens with a fresh battery set, then nothing can be done. Some thing has to happen in order to be able to tell what is going on.
If there indeed nothing happening when a fresh battery set is in and the on button is pressed, that means the camera needs service or some serious repair. This could be something very simple inside such as a disconnected or loose cable. On the other hand, this can also mean that this camera is good for selling on a site such as Ebay as parts or a fixer.
There is a Nikon P5100. If it is a Nikon, then you may consider this link to call the Nikon co. and ask for either repair or a trade-off or trade up to a similar camera or better. Nikon does have a trade-in or trade-up program.

Check if the battery is fully charged.

Also try to full charge the battery and put it back to the camera and try to turn on.

If it is still under warranty, it is adviced that you have it check or serviced.
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