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Shutter not working screen keeps saying card cover open but card and cover both secure

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Check the door for sand or hair, else needs to go to repair
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Shutter not working screen keeps saying card cover open but card and cover both secure

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When i power on my camers the screen says card-cover open

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When i turn on my camers, the screen is black and it says card cover open when the cover is actaually closed please can you help???

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The cover on the battery and SD card opening on the camera broke off and couldn't be found on the ground. A small piece of cover and the hinge are still on the camera. When the camera is turned on a message 'card cover open' comes on screen and though I made a temporary cover with a thin piece of wooden pop stick and another with some stiff card and taped them on the camera still came up with same message. Can I get a new cover/door or what can I do??

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I am on vacation and my olympus stylus 1030sw says the card-cover is open when it is not. I can't get past this screen and have missed many picture opportunities on this vacation! This is very frustrating... is there anything I can do???

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Dear expert I have an Olympus mju 7000 12 megapixel - nice camera! A fatal error appears and I can't operate the camera at all - The screen says: "Card-cover open". What do I do? Henrik LInde Fink, Denmark

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Err 02 When i switch on the camera the EOS appears on the lcd screen other than that it is blank. After a while an error 02 appears (CF card fault). I have tried previously working cards and they all do the same. The manual says re-format the card but as the lcd screen is blank, this is not possible. The battery is fully charged. Is this a problem with the camera or the card.. My gut feeling says it's the camera.. Please help, Thanks...

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