Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 800 / ? 800 Digital Camera ?

The lens cover will not open on my Olympus Stylus 800. You can hear the camera turn on and try to move it (it jumps a little) but then it just turns off. Any suggestions?


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If you've recently dropped the camera you may have lens damage that will require professional repair. If you haven't dropped it, your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, your batteries may need to be replaced, or the camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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