Having problems with your Samsung BL103 Digital Camera ?

Beeps three times but does not come on, changed batteries, zoom stuck... not going back in

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I found this answer on another forum. I giggled the lens as it was stuck out and then pushed the power button to guide it back closed. Then I gave it a soft whack on my palm when the lens was closed. I think I had a piece of sand stuck where the lens goes in and out. I also made sure that the battery type was Ni-Mh instead of alkaline on the menu. This is a recurring problem with Samsung cameras.
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