Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera ?

Canon lens cover won't open

\015 My canon power shot a630 lens cover won't open, the screen says "lens error, restart camera" when I turn it on. I bought 'canned air' used for cleaning computer keyboards and blew out the lens area, thinking sand may be in there....no luck! Any ideas?\015\012\015\012Thanks a million,\015\012SM\015

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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...
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\015\012Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
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