Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera ?

Once powered on the lense goes in and out and to power off

\015 The battery is fully charged and their are 487 remaining shots, but camera keeps suggesting to turn power off and on. Have done this numerous times, but the lense just goes in and out.\015

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I had the same problem, everything started after we took it to the beach and some sand got inside. After that it wouldn't zoom, but it was working. One day, the lens were going in and out (3 times) and then a sign would appear saying to turn off and on again the camera. I don't know it it was related to the sand grain, but what worked was to shake it and knock it (gently!!) with the hand. Not very orthodox, I know...
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