Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Sony dsc-w150 and it had no problems till lately when suddenly when I turn it on the focus at the front goes in and out then sticks then there is a message on the scree saying turn the power on and off again, I repeat this over and over but it doesn't change, have you any ideas please? thanks Mr Beesley


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This solution didn't work for me at all. i had the same problem a few months back, my Sony DSC-W150 was still on warrenty so i sent it in to sony. When i got it back it worked for only a few photos then the problem began once again. i will turn the camera on and the lense will go in and out several times, then will go to a screen saying "turn the power off and on again" this message won't let me take pictures. I will not send it back again for two reasons, one, it's no longer on warrenty, and two, i will not pay $75 to fix something that i already sent in to be fixed before. so if anyone has any suggestions please post them. thank you!
Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, your batteries may need to be replaced, or the camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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