Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

10 seconds - horrible beeps, lens goes in and out, shuts off with lens out

\015 Optio M20 gone haywire.\015\012I turn it on it makes a grating beep about every 1.5 seconds.\015\012Shows my wallpaper photo.\015\012Looks like I can take a picture - i.e. shows "Kid mode" - Green mode.\015\012\015\012Shuts down about 3 seconds later.\015\012\015\012Oh - and the lens comes out, goes in and ends up out when the camera shuts off.\015

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