Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 Digital Camera ?

Press power button but won't turn on keeps saying to power off


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Turn the camera on and then slap it hard into the palm of your hand\015\012several times, Turn it OFF and ON again to see if it has cured the\015\012problem. Additionally use a can of compressed air and blow it around the lense structure, or use a compressor if you know somjeone with one. the strength of air is stronger and so less thumping may be required to free it up.

Keep doing this until it does work. I was given this fix by a\015\012Sony Tech and he laughed that they charge $90 to do just that!
I did\015\012it to my own camera and it definitely worked. Some take more banging\015\012than others. If you used it at the beach then a grain of sand is caught\015\012in the mechanism. It does not take much dirt to jam the lens and cause\015\012this problem.Even house dust or dog hair can cause it BUT THIS FIX DOES WORK


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