Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera ?

Black screen, loud beeping when opened, doesn't work


\015 My camera worked fine on Thursday morning (it's Saturday now) but last night, it was accidentally opened. No big deal, I thought, as I tried to shut the lens cover. But the lens wouldn't retract and when I turn the camera on (open the front cover), all my camera does is beep several times twice and the lens moves out and in and out a little bit. But it won't go back in at all if I try to close the cover and the camera shuts off. The LCD lights up with the canon logo and then is still lit up but black the entire time with "E18" in the bottom left corner. I tried recharging my battery, thinking it might just be SO dead the camera can't even shut off properly. That didn't help. It won't take any pictures, let me view the pictures, or anything. \015\012\015\012Any suggestions?\015

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The following blog outlines some simple repair options for a lens error. But please first try the listed Fix #2. I heard that fix particularly works well for a camera who's battery had run down with the lens open. Please post back here with a follow up comment if any of the fixes work:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
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