Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera ?

Message PLEASE TURN CAMERA OFF THEN ON AGAIN

\015 Have DMC-FX3 (2.5 yrs.), after every pic I shoot, this message is displayed: PLEASE TURN CAMERA OFF THEN ON AGAIN. I contacted customer support, they replied, "Remove battery for 5 mins." I removed it for 20+ min, reinserted it, but same message appeared PLEASE TURN CAMERA OFF THEN ON AGAIN.Can anyone help? Thank you\015

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Sometimes this message appears when force has been applied to the lens. Here are some things to try. Go into the setup menu and find "reset" to reset the camera. If that doesn't work, remove the card and battery...press all the buttons...insert the card and then the battery. You may have a lens problem that can only be repaired at a service facility.
Thanks for your advice, I fixed mine by doing this. I also gently pulled the lens forward as it tried to focus and it popped back out straight into place, as I suspected force had been applied as you suggested. Thank you!!
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