Having problems with your Olympus SP-565 UZ Digital Camera ?

Olympus sp565 shutter button is malfunctioning

\015 As i turn on the camera it automatically takes a picture and then stops responding. I can switch to the play mode and enter all the menus of the camera. But in shoot mode, it just doesn't work. \015\012\015\012Changing the battery or switching on after a long gap etc brings back the camera into functional state but only for a short period. Then the shutter button, lens and every other button in the camera goes back to being unresponsive. \015\012\015\012It's not the zoom error as the camera lens zooms in and out correctly for the few seconds when it is functional. \015\012\015\012I think maybe water got inside the camera during one of my outing recently and this may be causing the trouble.\015\012\015\012The device is nearly 7 months old. It's an internet buy. So there is a lot of trouble claiming my warranty. Any help would be greatly greatly appreciated.\015

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I will second that. I can't seem to find a solution for the exact same problem. I tried to take a picture but does not respond, If I take the batteries out and put them back in as soon as I turn it on it takes a picture, then doesn't respond again. AHHHHHHH. Ive only had this camera for about 18 months and I'm so disappointed. I had a fujifilm 5600 Which I passed onto my sister we both have never had a problem, it's 5 years old now and still going strong, Now my camera is wiggin out and I need it to work ASAP CAN ANYONE HELP US
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