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\015 I Have canon ixus 70 camera and it will not switch on and it says "lens error restart camera". Any solutions?\015

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Always check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty.
It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair estimate. Very few digital cameras have any user-serviceable parts.

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