Having problems with your Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera ?

I have had my Olympus X-940 camera for less that a month. For some reason it has stopped working. The lens is out. I can switch the camera on, the olympus sign comes up and then there is a blank screen. There is also a red led light which is flashing and the inside of the camera is making a clicky noise. Can anyone help? : (


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