Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?

Lens problem the lens is stuck in the out position. When i press the on button, I get the message to restart the camera.


Answers :

I have had the same problem with a different camera, the problem started when I did not have sufficient battery charge to turn the camera off completely. The camera shut down, but the lense did not retract.
\015\012You can try a few things:
\015\012First try remove the batteries and holding the power button as if you are going to start the camera, then reinsert and try again. (make sure they are fully charged first)
\015\012You can try connecting the camer to the computer before you turn it on. Connected to the computer the camer goes through a slightly different start up procedure.
\015\012Try switching it to playback mode on restart.
\015\012If these fail I have a couple of tricks up my sleeve, but need to know the answer to these questions:
\015\0121. has it suffered water damage?
\015\0122. has it been dropped recently?
\015\0123. what happend when the lense did not close properly? Is this the first time?
\015\0124. Can you access the menus when "restart camera" is on screen?
\015\012Just post a comment back
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