Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I have a canon PowerShot A560. it was a gift for 40 years of working. We recieved it about Christmas of o7 It is not registured. we are having problems with it. its locked p and says lens error.


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If the lens error wont be removed by gently opening the lens cover and nudging the lens left and right, well this is the Common Lens error (most consumers call it that way) this is not your fault the camera just does not hold that much.
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\015\012Contact http://usa.canon.com, and go to the support page, they'll ask you to print a form, and complete it. They also give you an address to send your camera, it's 100% free, the only thing you have to pay for it the shipping, which isn't expensive at all. You have to send it in to be serviced.
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\015\012or just call them and let them know, they will walk you through getting it done still
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\015\012good luck
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\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ContactCanonAct
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