Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?
Lens protection shutter stays closed.
\015 My Canon Powershot A530 digital camera keeps the lens protection shutter closed when I turn it on. I must open the shutter with a gentle nudge of my finger tip. How can I loosen it up so it will automatically slide open?\015
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