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

When turning camera on, lens opens and closes , then it says turn the power off and on again

\015 I was taking pictures on day and the camera was working just fine. All of a sudden i get an message that said turn the power off and on again. When I do this all that happens is the lens pops in and out but I still keep getting the same message\015

Answers :

The problem is that the lens is jammed.
Here's what I did: I smacked the side of the camera on a tile floor a few times, until the lens started trying to open. Then I used a knife to pry up the lens a little. Believe it or not, it is now taking pictures. You can't imagine how excited I was to get it working.

If this sounds like a joke (it did to me), I got the idea from these forums:

Good luck!
I just received a little t200 fuji fine pix and got the same error, I zoom the lens out and kinda tapped a little and it works fine now.
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