Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
The len on my camera would not go came in and it asking me to restart the camera
\015 How do i restart the camera\015
Remove the battery, and make sure it is fully charged and try it again. You may need a new battery if its not holding a charge.
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The len on my camera would not go came in and it asking me to restart the camera
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I have a canon ixus 900Ti. I turned it on yesterday and the lens came out as normal. when i went to take a pic the camera shut off but the lense never retracted. when i turned the camera back on the splash screen came on, followed by a series of beeps and then and error message saying "lens error, restart camera". restarting has not solved the problem. its like the lens is stuck out. hope you can help Regards Liam
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I bought this camera on ebay for my daughter- it seemed like a good idea at the time. I have the same model (bought new) & have no problems. The ebay camera went through batteries alarmingly fast and when I changed them they were hot. On our 6th day of ownership a message appeared on the screen that said "Lens error, restart camera" We could not restart the camera b/c it wouldn't do anything - it was dead and the lens won't retract. Does this sound fixable? Does anybody know what would cause t
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For Christmas this year, a friend gave me a Kodak EasyShare M753 7 mp 3x optical zoom. I have the use of only hand and I dropped the camera on my desk(about 1-2 feet). One side of the lens jammed and would not release and would not take pictures. I kept fooling with it and the black bars in the lens came out. I would think it needs a new lens. Could you tell me how I would go about getting it fixed and the approximate time and cost would this involve.
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My wife dropped her Canon Powershot SD750 and we thought everything was OK. Then moments later when we tried to use it, the lens came out and then locked up and the screen showed 'lens error restart camera'. Since then, after numerous attempts to get camera to work, the camera still shows 'lens error' and the lens is always out and locked. Could you help?
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Hi im ciara i turned on my camera but the lens didnt come out but before that my friend had dropped it on the lens im only 13 years old its my dads camera but if i told him he would go mad because its his favourite camera so i cant ask someone to help or their gonna tell my dad im begging please help me!! xx
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Lens error Hi My Powershot SD4000IS developed a problem after taking it out 4 wheeling.(in a bag, semi protected) a few days later, the lens front cover would not open all the way and I got a black shadow on top and bottom of the picture. Then I took several pictures that are normal and finally the lens will not extend any more and I get a note on the screen that reads : Lens error Will shut down automatically Restart Camera. What could be the problem, could it be dust??
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