Having problems with your Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera ?

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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There are a number of potential causes but the most likely one is that either the MemoryStick has had the protection switch turned on.

To check, remove the MemoryStick and look underneath it. There's a small physical switch near the electrical contacts; the slider needs to be switched away from the contacts to unlock the memory card.

If this doesn't fix it, then try cleaning the contacts with a cotton bud (US= q tip) moistened with alcohol, and if this doesn't fix it borrow or buy another MemoryStick (when new the camera is usually supplied with a free small capacity MemoryStick which most owners instantly replace with a larger capacity version, so maybe you can try that one).

If that doesn't work then please post a comment and we'll try the next steps.

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