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Help i have brought a vp-dc175wb digital camcorder today, when i press any of the buttons nothing happends, when i press either the menu button or theq menu nothing comes up


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Help i have brought a vp-dc175wb digital camcorder today, when i press any of the buttons nothing happends, when i press either the menu button or theq menu nothing comes up


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