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I have a Samsung Slim Zoom 115A, Quartz Date, 35mm Camera. It stopped working on recent vacation. It would not zoom or allow me to snap any pictures. New batteries did not correct this problem. Can it be fixed?


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I have a Samsung Slim Zoom 115A, Quartz Date, 35mm Camera. It stopped working on recent vacation. It would not zoom or allow me to snap any pictures. New batteries did not correct this problem. Can it be fixed?


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