Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera ?

The lens on my canon digital camera will not close...i am unable to take apicture and do not know the reason for this...when my camera is put on the object is not clear and in few seconds the screen is blank..i dont know what to do..please help...i have the canon powershot sd550 and the problem that appears is the E18...please help


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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. 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 ...
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\015\012Here are some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.
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