Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera ?

My Canon A590 is stuck in 16x zoom (which it isn't supposed to have?). It powers on and off but it unresponsive to the other buttons. No more warranty.

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Buy a new one. I am still trying to figure it out. If I pull on the lens a bit, when I restart, I get a normal view for one second and then zooms to 16x. It's a bummer, I love this camera. I used the macro a lot and noticed I was having trouble getting a clear focus before it did this.
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