Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?

Zoom problem hello i have a problem with my sony digital cybershot w150the problem is when press the zoom it zoom til 1.7 then appear a message " turn off then on again"so what is the solution?!!!


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Its acommon problem.twist the big part of the lens in the direction it want s to go while you focus.its probably got dirt in it. or give it a good whack on a table .
There is a problem in zoom motor it might service or replace whole lens unit
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