Having problems with your HP Photosmart R742 Digital Camera ?

Lens error i have a hp photosmart r742 digital camera,when i try to take picture it says lens error r740-033


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If the lens makes griding sound when trying to extend, the lens probably does not extend or retract because of debris or a misaligned gear box. The\012lens can in about 50% of the cases be repaired without having to replace it. Try to\012return to manufacturer first. If you're out of warranty, there are\012third party place that fix them such as camera lens repairs. If you want to do it yourself, there are also free camera repair guide websites that show you how to replace the lens, the replacement part is usually available on ebay.
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