Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a sony cybershot 5.1 mega pixel camera model DSC-W5. When I try to power the camera the lense goes part way in then part way out and the camera powers off. I have tried removing the bateries and starting the camera in different modes but the result is the same.


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