Having problems with your HP Photosmart R742 7.0 Megapixel Digital Camera ?

My digital camara no longer wants to work. The

\015 My digital camara no longer wants to take pictures. The lens no longer goes back inside to the camara. And when i try to take a picture it gives me this code:R740-033. Is there a solution to my problem. Or do i just need to buy me a new camara.\015

Answers :

The lens may have malfunctioned. It could be jammed, one of the plastic moving parts is broken, or the motor has malfunctioned.

You can try to open the r742 camera and swap out the lens with working set from another non-functioning r742 camera.
Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, your batteries may need to be replaced or the\015\012camera may require professional repair.
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