Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?

White screen My screen is white and I'm not even able to take a photograph. It's just white. Any suggestions?


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Turn the camera off, then holding all the buttons in the circle on the back of the camera (up, down, left right and select buttons) with your thumb, turn the camera on. This may take a couple of tries, but it does work as I have the same problem on my camera.
Try sqeezing the camera where the sony logo is under the lcd be firm but dont overdo it it should work hope it helps.john
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