Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Hello, my Samsung ST 550 camera will not turn on and the lens is stuck out and wont move. I have charged it up and when i go to turn it on the light blinks and it beeps but just turns back off again. I have no idea how to fix it and i'm pretty sure the waranty has ran out on it. If you have any idea how to fix it that would be great!! Louise

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