Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?

Screen says lens problem

\015 My camera fell front a height of about 2 feet when I was taking a picture in the sand on 10 second timer... Now the lens won't close and the screen says "restart camera, lens problem" idk what to do.\015

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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism (look closely for sand particles around the lens barrel of your camera. A single grain of sand can jam in the gaps around the barrel, preventing the barrel from closing. Use air or a thin sheet of paper to dislodge them). 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 ...\015\012Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.\015\012
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