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Panasonic DCM FZ18 the camera will not swith on as the lens is not retracting.It is telling me to swicth the camera off the on again but this is not working.There is a whirring sound as if the camera is trying to operate but nothing happens

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Panasonic DCM FZ18 the camera will not swith on as the lens is not retracting.It is telling me to swicth the camera off the on again but this is not working.There is a whirring sound as if the camera is trying to operate but nothing happens

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Try the procedures in this tip. ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
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