Having problems with your HP Photosmart M547 Digital Camera ?

Will not take picture--screen says go to hp.com:M540-33 What do i do?



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The\015\012 problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually \015\012it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the \015\012camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been \015\012powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or \015\012the battery ran down with the lens extended.

Problem: dust in the gaps near lens which makes it jammed.
Effect: the screen shows black color.
Solution: just blow over it or vaccum it.


Fortunately,\015\012 about half the cameras that suffer this failure can easily be fixed by \015\012one of the following methods. None of these methods involve opening the \015\012camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera\015\012 if excessively done. If the camera is still under warranty, before \015\012trying any of these, please please first contact your camera's maker to \015\012see if they'll cover the repair, or to determine how much they'll charge\015\012 for the repair. Who knows, you might get lucky. But if they quote you a\015\012 number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to \015\012consider the following methods.

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The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your \015\012camera. Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these\015\012 fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera \015\012that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and \015\012would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired: Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera


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