Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera ?

Access problem When I turn the camera on, all I get is the message "access" followed by another message to "turn off and on again". When I turn off and on as it said, all it does is recycling the same messages again and again and again..


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Access problem When I turn the camera on, all I get is the message "access" followed by another message to "turn off and on again". When I turn off and on as it said, all it does is recycling the same messages again and again and again..


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Access Message Whenever I turn the DSC-W70 on it displays a black screen and the word "Access." At the same time the lens extends and retracts, however unlike some of the other problems people are having, the lens is not getting stuck. Also I also notice a faint clicking/buzzing sound from within the camera when the lens is still and not retracting/extending. After about 10 seconds it begins to beep and displays the message "Turn the power off and on again." I am able to view previously taken ph


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Access Message Whenever I turn the DSC-W70 on it displays a black screen and the word "Access." At the same time the lens extends and retracts, however unlike some of the other problems people are having, the lens is not getting stuck. Also I also notice a faint clicking/buzzing sound from within the camera when the lens is still and not retracting/extending. After about 10 seconds it begins to beep and displays the message "Turn the power off and on again." I am able to view previously taken ph


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When I turn the power on my Sony DSC-P200, a message comes up "access" which fades out. Then it clicks several times and then another message pops up saying "turn power off and on again". I get the same sequence when I turn it off and on again. Any suggestions on correcting the problem?


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I have a Sony cyber-shot dsc-w30. When I turn it on the lens goes in and out, I get a message on the screen saying "access" then I get a message saying "turn power off and on again".


Sony maks good products and stand behind they product, but they do have a problem with the batteries , change the battery and i bet u will not have that problem ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera

When it is turned on a message saying "access" appears then a message saying "turn the power off and on again" . the whole time this is happening the lens moves in and out


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Camera was on, working fine. When powering off, telescoping lens did not retract so lens remained extended just a bit with lens cover open. Waited a few minutes, turned it back on and I get the "access" display message then the beeps and (turn power off and back on) message. While off, I have removed the battery, replacing it with a fully charged spare and it still does this. The lens tries to telescope a little bit and retracts a touch, but I can't get the camera out of this mode. Can it be res


Your problem may be due to corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wip ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Turn the camera on Message "Access" Lens cycles in and out then stops out Message "Turn the power off and on again" Tried that and problem repeats. Battery is fully charged


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I have just downloaded the camera on to iphoto and have cleared the camera memory . I clicked the eject icon on iphoto and once cleared unplugged the USB download cable . I have just pushed the power button to turn the camera on and firstly get the message on the camera screen "Access" then a message comes up saying "turn the power off then on again " When I do this the same process repeats itself . The lenses wont open and protrude out of the camera ready to take photos. The battery has ju


Sounds like you did two things wrong...you deleted/erased/or formatted the camera using the computer. You disconnected the camera without using the "safely remove hardware" function. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

SONY DSC-S600 Sorry, no actual error -- what happens is this:- Power on camera, message comes up "Turn the power off and on again". Tried this-no good. New batteries-still no good. Sometimes it will start with an "Access" screen and then go into the "Turn the power off" message. Hope this explains the prob better Regards Sandra


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When you turn it on the lens pops out, and retracts and pops out. can not take pictures message says access then eventually the message says turn off


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When I turn on the camera, an "access" message app...


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Hi, I own a Sony Cybershot camera, and it has been giving a few problems as of this week. The lens keep re-adjusting in and out when I turn the camera on to take pictures. It however responds just fine when in picture-view mode. There is a screen prompt that says 'Access' when the camera is turned on, as well as the message 'turn off camera and start again'. I do not think that the camera had fallen at any time, and it is just under a year old. Thanks a lot for your response, Sarah.


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Hello, I have the following problem: I cannot delete images neither take new pictures. When i try to delete pictures it shows the following message: The card is locked, unlock the card to access delete features. When i try to take a new picture it shows the following message: LENS ERROR Try turning the camera off and on again (before this message it says card locked). Thanks for help!!!


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When I turn my camera on it says "Access" then a message comes up that tells me to "turn the camera off and then on" I have tried this many times and all the camera does is continue to push the lens in and out and then tells me to "turn camera off then on" Problem will not go away. Fully charged battery, took battery and memory card out for a while and re-inserted both and have same problem. [DSC-W55


This is a firmware problem that is common with many many digital cameras. It will have to be upgraded. The company will do this for $50Otherwise you may be able to find a kit online and do it which would be hard to located ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Error message When the camera is turned on 'access' appears on the screen. shortly after 'turn off and on again' appears and the camera beeps. However, when we do this the same keeps happening


My camera did the same thing, lens retracts 3 or 4 times, and then proceeded with an error message "turn off and on again". I pressed the power button probably about 10 times, didn't work, so then i gave it a good smack on the top of the frame a few ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

Sony-cyber-shot dsc-w50 I blieve that the battery if fully charged however when I turn the camera on all i see is a blank screen saying "access" with the lense zooming in and out then a message comes up on the sceen saying "turn camera on and off" I do this and the same thing keeps happening, could you please help? Sara


Lens unit is faulty, may have had sand or damage at some time, focus assembly inside the lens is not focussing ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

Hi i have a sony cybershot 7.2mp when i turn it on it say's access, then turn off and on again, just keeps repeating message, not droped or wet, tried charging battery and removing memory card, nothing helps. Thanks


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My Sony dcs-p32 camera returns a "memory stick access" error every time it is turned on. The next message is "Turn the power off and on again", but power cycle does not help. Also the reset button will not clear the problem. Help!!!


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When i turn on the camera the lens goes in and out with the message access on the screen; it then syas turn the power off and on again...any ideas?


This would be the auto focus sensor that instruct the lens to find focal point witch has gone bad you need a camera shop short put there. I mean if there where a end user remedy i would be the first to give it to you but infact there is not you need ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera the lenes goes in and out then i get a message on the screen Access turn off then power back on


I tried the solutions posted by StephanSA and my camera is fixed now. What I did was assisting with the motion of the lens and blew between the lens and casing and then dried up the lens with the help of a hair dryer (don't heat it up to much)....Th ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

Cannot access.Every time I switch on the camera, "access" is displayed for a while and then a message to "switch off and on again" is displayed.Switching on again does nothing except recycling the same messages.


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Error message Sony Cybershot 7.2 MP Battery is fully chagred, never had an issue, now it comes up "Access" then with error message "turn the power off and on again" .


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