Having problems with your Fuji FinePix F10 Digital Camera ?

Lens (lens cover?) only opens halfway

\015 This is the second time this has happened to me. The silver lens cover only opens halfway. The last time it happened, fujifilm took my camera for 6+ months, made me pay a ton, and then gave up and gave me a new one. Any advice?? or ANY advice on how to break the silver cover so I can take pictures?\015\012\015\012\015

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Hmm, this has happened to me too now. And just like the previous two posters it happened to me once before, but after switching it on and off a couple of times it corrected itself.
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\015\012Now, about a month later, it has happened again. And this time it doesn't seem like it's going to open fully any more. Out of interest how long have others had their camera before this happened? How many photos had they taken?
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\015\012Bobster
I had this problem and just tried Solution #2 by a guest. I turned the camera off so the lens was retracted and the cover closed. I blasted a few puffs from a can of MG Chemicals Super Duster 152 directly at the closed cover. Then I turned the camera on and, voila, the camera is now working beautifully. Be sure to use a can of some brand of duster and don't use compressed air from any kind of compressor. The cans do not contain air but a chemical that comes out as a clean vapor that leaves no residue. Contaminents can come out of an air compressor that could make the problem worse.
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