Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera ?

Lens error when i turn on my coolpix S4 it shows lens error


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This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
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