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My camera would not turn on it jus keeps saying turn the power off and on again....thats all it is doin


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"Access? & ?Turn the power off and on again? keep appearing


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I turned the camera on, took a picture, turned it off, and now the lens won't retract and it keeps saying "turn the power off and on again" when I turn on the power.


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When i turn on the power.....it shows access on the screen and then asks to turn the power off and on again......i follow it but nothing happens ...it keeps on repeating it..


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No power Seems that some moisture has made its way into my body. Camera would not turn on for 8 hours with fully charged battery and suddenly worked. I took the battery out for the night and the next morning it would not turn back on. i have charged the battery and am confused at this mystery. PLEASE HELP!!!


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