Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 1010 Digital Camera ?

My camera lens died and when I press the on/off button, it just makes a sad whirring sound. It won't do anything except show this blurry picture on the screen and I can't get the lens to come back in. It's been like this about a week.

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Check whether the lens is fully seated inside in its position.or its looking bit out of its position.if it looks bit stuck up.then try this.\015\012remove the memory card if any, charge the battery fully, once fully charged, hold the on button and push very lightly down on the lens. once it is fully in shut it off and pull the battery out for a few minutes.
do not push the lens in to hard, it will crack or get out of alignment.do it gently.
\015\012-----------\015\012also confirm if the battery is new not very old as old battery in the camera can create this problem.\015\012---------\015\012try smacking at the sides of camera bit hard and then check out.dont pat on the front or back.only smack at sides.\015\012------------if still the problem then it might be the gear motor which moves the lens in/out is fauty and needs replacement.get it replaced by local camera repair shop.\015\012-----------\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012This\015\012will help. Thanks please keep updated.please do rate\015\012the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.
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