Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?

My coworker dropped my camera this morning and it bounced across my classroom rug while the lens was open. Now it will not open all the way or close all the way and sounds with a long beep and tells me to restart. HELP! My son just got home on leave from the Army, my daughter is on the way for leave from the Navy and Christmas is coming!!!

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Possible that your camera wound have got a jammed mechanism of the servo of lens control, hence the reaction to shut off after it senses the error. with the battery removed tap the lens hood and reset the battery, check or repeat with the lens hood tapped on to your palm. If this wont work and you are able to remove the camera- only if competent must you try- check for any links to be damaged or has come off the position to create a misalignment.
\015\012It is quite possible that the fault is mechanical and a quick check with a local tech expert will be useful as Christmas is fast approaching and waiting for spares can be avoided.
Hi, look I am sorry but the best thing you can do at the moment is nothing... what you should do, is immediately take it in for repair and pray that it can be recovered, usually when a camera like this takes a drop as you describe, often it proves fatal, there are some unbelievably delicate componentry inside any camera. You need to take it in and ask for a "Quote" before allowing any repair work to be undertaken.\012\012\012

DO NOT FORCE ANYTHING at all, and you may have a shot at getting it back...

I always advise all my clients when using a camera any camera for any amount of time is to always wear the wrist strap, at all times.

Do not worry too much please, as there are many great disposable cameras out there that give surprising results, and I am sure you will be able to capture your memories somehow...
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