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Canon Ixus 130 gives message "Lens error Will shut down automatically Restart camera"


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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 ...\012Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.\012
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Drain the system of all power

One solution that is simple and easy to forget is to empty the camera of ALL power.
Take out the battery and press the shutter and power buttons several times to drain the sytem of all stored energy.
I have had this problem several times and this solution works for me
(When the lense moves as is should and there seams to be a software issue)
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Lens error I have an ixus 230 HS - I turned it on the other day & I must have bumped the lens or something, as it shut down. The lens stayed out though & wont close, when i turn it on it starts beeping at me & "Lens error, Will shut down automatically. Restart camera" comes up on the screen, it then shuts down again. I have removed the battery & the memory card, but to no avail.


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Canon Ixus 130 gives message "Lens error Will shut down automatically Restart camera"


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I was taking photos when suddenly my Canon PowerShot SD 1300 IS IXUS 105 read "Lens error. Will shut down automatically. Restart camera." Then the screen went blank. The lens will not retract. I cannot do anything other than turn the camera back on and get the same message. I've never had this problem before.


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I have a canon ixus 900Ti. I turned it on yesterday and the lens came out as normal. when i went to take a pic the camera shut off but the lense never retracted. when i turned the camera back on the splash screen came on, followed by a series of beeps and then and error message saying "lens error, restart camera". restarting has not solved the problem. its like the lens is stuck out. hope you can help Regards Liam


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Restart camera hi there i dropped my camera and it turns on, but when i'm looking through pictures it says "a camera error was detected, will shut down automatically.. restart camera E32" how do i restart my camera? its a canon IXUS 105 Thanks,


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Lens Error. Restart Camera. Camera gives this error message and then shuts off


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