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What's your problem - repair olympus X-785, not switching off


\015 Can't switch it off or look at previews\015

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Remove battery and memory card for 60 seconds to reset the processor, if this fails the systems control board has malfunctioned, cheaper to replace camera.
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What's your problem - repair olympus X-785, not switching off


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