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

"switch off then on again" on the screen

\015 When camera is switched on the lense goes in and out a couple of times and then the screen reads" switch off and then on again". Have done this but still the same fault\015

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Cleaned the lens carefully with a cotton bud, works fine now!
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