Having problems with your Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera ?

Focus error message comes up , i'm unable to take pictures


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Focus error message comes up , i'm unable to take pictures


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Focus Error my camera has a thing called a "Focus Error" when it comes on. The Lens will not come out and I can not take pictures. Please help I am about ready to throw my camera in the road and run over it.


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Focus Error I have the exact same problem. I was taking pictures at my sons birthday party and everything was working fine. I turned it off and set it down to lite the candles on the cake. I picked in back up and received the focus error. I was unable to get a single picture of the cake.


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I bought my camera 6-7 months ago. Now when I try to take pictures the lens comes out but I can't take a picture. and then a Lens Error message shows up on my screen and the lens closes. I can view pictures that I've already taken but that's it. I think the camera turned on while it was in my purse and somehow damaged the lens. What should I do?


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Has always worked fine, til just now. took a photo, went to put onto ebay and opened picture using windows picture and fax viewer. not happy with photo,switched off, removed camera from cradle (link to pc) and tried to take another photo, but when i switched the camera on i had an error message stating 'focus error' and when i tried to switch it off the zoom lens remained extended and will not go back into tne camera. I have read the manual and tried removing and replacing the battery, but this


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You copied all your pictures, but they still exist on the memory card. You need to go into the menu and erase the pictures. As far as the lens not coming out, there may be some dirt in the mechanism. ... Digital Cameras

Our fuji finepix s9600 has started coming up with an error message "focus error", even if you set it to manual focus, any ideas?


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Canon 1000D Hello there, I'm in China at the Beijing games. my 1000D is giving me a error message 99. can't take picture. I have turn it off and on, take the battery out but the problem still come back after 4 or 5 snaps. please help. I have change lenses and clear the head but not winning. Thanx


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My camera lens barrel will not come out and the lens cap will not open. I can look at pictures already taken, but cannot take any pictures. No error message shows.


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HI, my EOS 350D is having trouble with the auto focus and either won't focus or if it tries to take a picture comes up with the error reading "error99" ??? :-(


1. Turn off the camera.\015\0122. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.\015\0123. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.\015\0124. Insert a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.\015 ... Canon Digital Cameras

Hi i have a problem with my s9500...everytime i take a picture an error message comes on the screen stating "write error" i am on vacation and forgot the manual with me..please help


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Fujifilm finepix a820 zoom error ... i turn the camera on and it wont focus... message on lcd screen is zoom error. it will not take picture and when i turn it off agan the zoom bit wont go back inside


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Lens error My zoom will not work. I can take pictures if I don't zoom, but as soon as I try to zoom in, the screen goes black, the camera beeps a few times and a message that says "lens error, restart camera". However, upon restarting the camera, nothing changes - it still won't zoom!. Also, when turning on the camera, when the lens first comes out...it sounds funny, like it is puttering. Help?


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Error Message Error 99 keeps coming up whenever I take a picture - almost seems like it's something to do with the flash. I'm on vacation and do not have the manual - would appreciate some help. SGJ


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Error message, cant take pictures


Camera needs to be serviced. This is a common problem with sony cameras. If you have any knowledge of electronic, you could take apart and clean and lube lens. If not sony will fix for a fee, go to the sony web site, they offer a repair service. This ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera
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