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

Same Problem!!!!! i have a sony cybershot DSC-170... it was workin fine until now.. but recently when i used it... i hit the power button and the cybershot logo came up then the lens went in and out and in and out again..... then it asked to turn off the power and open it again.. i did this several times... still im gettin the message


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