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Sony Cybershot DSC-W150,screen reads turn power on and off again

\015 When i turn on my sony Cybershot DSC-W150 the lens zooms in/out; then the screen reads "turn the power off and on again" i did that but the camera still won't work. also when i turn on the camera, before the screen comes up with the message comes up, it says Cybershot for an unusually long time. I want to know how to fix my problem without spending any money. PLEASE HELP ME!\015

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You may not believe this and I hope you haven't spent a lot of money fixing your problem. I read that some people had a different error message coming up on their Sony Cybershot DSC-W150's and in order to fix it, they literally banged the lens against their knee while the lens was out and it re-focused and the error message disappeared. I tried this while my camera was doing exactly what you described above AND IT WORKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

After 2 or 3 firm blows, my LCD screen came up and focused. I can't believe it myself, but I was just desperate enough to try it and VOILA!
Good luck!!
I was blown away when I Googled this problem and found the bizarre suggestion (rapping the lens on a frim, padded surface). I tried it -- and tried it, and tried it -- and about the SIXTH time (rapping it firmly several times on each try), it worked! This is so unbelievable! Thanks to this forum for a $00.00 solution!
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