Having problems with your Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera ?

My Olympus FE-230 makes buzzing noise when switched on and lens goes in and out and won't switch off and won't focus

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Check for specks and chips on the lens first, if there are spots in the\015\012images. Take the lens off the camera and look through it at a low-level\015\012light source. If there is dust or lint, clean the external elements\015\012according to Olympus recommendations. Look through the lens again. If\015\012there still are spots, there may be dust on the internal elements. You\015\012will need to take the lens apart to clean each lens element. Taking the\015\012lens apart is a delicate procedure. Use Phillips-head screwdrivers or\015\012the Japanese crosshatch type. Lay out the lens and screwdrivers on a\015\012soft, lint-free cloth, and place each part of the lens in the correct\015\012order so that you can remember how to replace them. Clean each element\015\012with soft lens tissue or cloth or use a manufacturer-specific kit.
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My Olympus FE-230 makes buzzing noise when switched on and lens goes in and out and won't switch off and won't focus

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Makes buzzing noise when switched on and lens goes in and out and won't switch off and won't focus

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