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Flashing hand The flash is not working



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Blurred pictures Okay so my pictures just started to get blurry and stuff like that for no reason (i took good care of my camera). and then it got a bit wet i think and now the flash won't work either and when i press the flash button thing it won't let me go to the flash menu. the red hand in the top right hand corner wont go away. What do i do? i just got this camera 2 months ago:(


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I have a hand flashing on in a red box on the camara screen, what does that mean? Addtionally, the flash does not work and the settings are on auto flash.


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Flashing hand The flash is not working


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A CANON SURE SHOT 155...it is howing Hand is frozen, lens cover won't open, zoom won't work etc. The instructional booklet says take the battery out and reinstante. I have taken the camera and battery to locan camerea shop and the battery was tested as working fine. When you reinstate the battery the camera takes one shot oly then freezes again and displays a flashing H on the small screen at the front. Help please


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Handycam suddenly won't turn off. When I remove the battery it turns off ,of course, but when I reinstall the battery it starts up even though it is on off. If I try to record it won't and a C:13:01 shows up on the upper right hand of the screen and is flashing. Window shows 103 minutes of battery power left. It wants to stay in photo mode and won't stay in video mode. It will take photos but it won't video. Basically the on/off/mode ring is not working. Can you help? Thanks, Mike


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I am trying to download pictures and it won't download. There is a tiny green light flashing in the upper left hand corner of the back of the camera when I plug it into the computer. It has always downloaded with no problem before, so I am confused as to why it is not working tonight. Thanks for your help.


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Left hand buttons don't work. They act like a half-pressed shutter button. IE: they focus and usually pop the flash. The camera takes pics fine, the two button reset and the tiny pinhole reset on the side don't see to fix anything.


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The telephoto lens for my S730 Samsung digital camera will not move. Upon attempting to adjust the focus with the button on the upper right hand side of the back of the camera, the lens either moves about 1/4 th of the way or causes the camera to beep three times and then shut off. I have used new batteries several times, recharged my rechargable batteries several times, all to no avail. Ever since this malfunction began, the flash also quit working, both malfunctions have severely limited the


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The flash pops up but doesnt work. than gives me a busy signal than gives me the 99 warning. it was dropped a short distance from my hands. just want to know what i can do myself. if anything


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Flash setting doesn't work


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No flash The flash on my camera refuses to work, Even when I set it for mandated flash it doesn't work. The camera works fine in every way. Could the flash element have burned out??


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My flash has stopped working


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I have a Vivitar Camera that I bought from a Pawn Shop. The Flash worked fine for the first few months having it. I didn't use it for a while, and once I finally did, I heard 3 pops. After that my flash no longer works. When I switch into Flash mode it blinks and goes back to No Flash mode. Do you think it's the flash tube, the circuit or the battery that charges the flash? I opened the camera and nothing looks blown.


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My flash has stopped working for some reason - I tried to use it yesterday and all of a sudden the camera takes pictures without the flah. I went on the flash settings and made sure it was set on Auto and then tried to take the picture again but no flash still. I then set the flash to go off on every picture but still the flash did not go off I would like to know how to get the flash working again Thanks


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