Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare M380 Digital Camera ?

The lens on my m380 is stuck open and it will not turn on

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This s common with these cameras. You can try holding power button or remove battery, hold power button while putting batteries back in.
Lastly, the firmware may need to be updated and Kodak will repair it for $50 or you may get lucky enought to find update on the web
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