Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

All the actions expect taking photos, are "jammed", nothing works. Also, when u turn the camera on, the zoom will go to its most extended position and won't return back.


Answers :

The internal zoom switch is stuck in the extend position. Don't normally recommend opening the case, but in this case (pun intended) it's necessary. You'll only need to disassemble the camera enough to remove its front face. Please see this link. Only go as far as the 10th picture where the front face is removed, and as mentioned in the article, inspect that little copper plate to see if it's bent. Also read this concerning safety as there is a possibility of electrical shock.
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