Having problems with your Samsung NV7 OPS Digital Camera ?

Whirring noise and no focus..

\015 Turned mine on today to take a shot, and it made a whirring noise for a minute or so. After that, it would not focus or zoom. I could press the shutter, itn would take a shot, but it was totally out of focus. took battery out and replaced it but still the same..\015

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