Having problems with your Samsung TL240 Digital Camera ?

My samsung tl240 lens is stuck wont retract cant take pictures cant zoom. Was neverdropped just froze an stopped working

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<div><br /></div>\015\012<div>remove the battery and memory card. blow out any dust. put back the battery in and turn it on without the memory card. see if you can take pictures, if so then its your memory card. Check the link below. </div>\015\012<div><br /></div>\015\012<div>http://ars.samsung.com/customer/usa/jsp/faqs/faqs_view_us.jsp?SITE_ID=1&amp;PG_ID=0&amp;AT_ID=264556&amp;PROD_SUB_ID=0&amp;PROD_ID=1008&amp;EMAIL_ID=</div>
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My samsung tl240 lens is stuck wont retract cant take pictures cant zoom. Was neverdropped just froze an stopped working

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