Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera ?

HI! i can turn my ixus40 on, and look at the foto i ve made but if i turn to foto/video mode, the lens doesnt extract and it beeps shows "E18" on the screen and turns off! is that something typical? thanks

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