Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?

I've put my Olympus inside the U-box of my motorbike and I forgot to take it out the whole night, in the morning, I tried to switch on, it's not working anymore.


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Maybe some water got in it. Take out the batteries and memory card. Use a Qtip to wipe inside those cavities. If you can, remove the screws and use the Qtip in any other area you can get to. Leave the camera apart in a dry space for a couple of hours. Re-assemble. Just an idea, but it works for cell phones!
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