Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH / IXUS 800 Digital Camera ?

My camera acts as if the shutter is stuck in the closed position


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My camera acts as if the shutter is stuck in the closed position


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My camera lens is stuck in the closed position. When I turn the camera on, the motor runs, but nothing happens. I accidentally picked the z740 camera when posting the proplem originally, but the z700 is the camera I have.


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Fujifilm 10.2 mega pixels digital camera w/SR Auto Scene Recongnition 2.7 LCD. The batteries were dying, we put others in and it won't turn on. We plugged it into the DC outlet (still won't turn on). Connected it to the computer, it won't turn on. (you have to turn it on in order for the computer to recognize it, I think) Anyway why won't it turn on? The lens is stuck in the open position and we just wanted to get enought power to it to close the lens. Can you help?


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Camera stuck in open position.


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The shutter got stuck in the open position, I manually closed it


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Hi. My parents have a Nikon Coolpix 3700 and are on holiday in Egypt at at the moment. Unfortunately the camera is not working and they are still on holiday. The shutter at the front is not closing and the front part is stuck (not going in and out). The photos are blurry. Please help??


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The shutter is stuck closed - i also would like to set camera to original standard settings


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Camera does not close and stuck at one position .


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