Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S203 Digital Camera ?

When I turn on my coolpix S203, I can see the picture I want to take but when I press the button...the camera never takes the picture. The memory is not full...the battery is charged...the red light blinks but the it never takes the picture. How can I fix this?


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Are you pressing half-way and waiting for the camera to lock in the focus(it will beep) before pressing the rest of the way?
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