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HP Camera R727 When switched on the screen shows 'Camera has experienced a problem' 00018-4489-957-000 Pleaee reset your camera. It then switches itself off immediately

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It would seem that this indicates a hardware error. A few suggestions you can try:
  • clean/scrape the battery terminals. you may even need to bend/stretch them a bit to ensure more pressure/positive contact with the battery;
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  • the unit maybe need to be jarred. A common solution to similar products and not only with HP models. Pls see this post.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.
Most camera error messages are for lens jams. Most likely, you will need to replace your camera lens, or find the grain of sand that is stuck in a gear somewhere in the lens mechanism.
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