Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Hi, I purchased a Olympus C55 Zoom about 2 years ago and now everytime I turn it on it automatically zooms out to its maximum zoom but I cannot take photos or anyting. The screen shows that it is on though. Any help / advice? Or is it just knackered? Christian


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Knackered is the word Christian
Replace it- a repair is not a likely happening
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