Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

Samsung Camera I have a Samsung Digimax S500. I have ahd it for a year now and all of a sudden ti stopped working. It will turn on then there is this weird picture in the corner of the screen and wihtin ten seconds it turns off. Do you knw what the problem is and if there is a way to fix it?


Answers :

Hi,

I can only venture a guess. For some unknown reason(s) the camera's firmware/memory has developed a fault and is displayed as an artifact in your screen. This is probably also the reason it auto shuts down.

For problems such as this, most common fix would be to do a systems reset. Some have reported that holding down the "Menu" button for at least 20 seconds seem to reset the camera. Alternately, removing the battery for an extended period of time would also perform a reset when powered back on.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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