Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A300 Digital Camera ?

Same as previous listing...can see all icons. Doesn't take pic

\015 Seems like the lens is not opening. Followed directions. Replaced battery etc. The camera was rarely used because it never really worked right. Never abused dropped or subject to heat or humidity.\015

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