Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare P850 Digital Camera ?

Kodak P850: Pressing the shutter button turns camera off

\015 Hi. \015\012\015\012I have a Kodak P850 and am experiencing problems like those described by other users. Pressing the shutter button turns the camera off. No picture is taken.\015\012\015\012Now I cannot get the camera to switch on. It prompts for the date/time setting after which it shuts off. The only way I can reset it is to remove the battery.\015

Answers :

Spray WD40 or contactspray in the shutterbutton. First remove the battery.
The switch underneath is causing the trouble. Also spray round the powerswitch
and work both switches a number of times
This problem is frequently due to corroded battery terminals inside the\015\012camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the terminals with a soft cloth\015\012(heavy corrosion may require a fine wire brush, steel wool, or\015\012sandpaper). Remove any residue left in the camera by the cleaning. \015\012Clean the terminals on the batteries in the same manner, and then\015\012replace them in the camera. This cures most problems, but if it\015\012doesn't work for you, check the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:
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\015\012http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/repair/troubleshooting/troubleshooting.jhtml?pq-path=6198
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\015\012It uses a simple Q&A format to diagnose problems and propose solutions.
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