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What does access on screen of cyber-shot mean


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"The lens is jammed and won’t open all the way. You have to bang on the camera and/or tug on the lens to release it from whatever is causing it to jam when it opens. I started with gentle tapping and tugging…but ended up giving it three good whacks on a tile floor and yanking on the lens like I was going to rip the thing right out of the camera. It kicked on and has been fine ever since." I kicked the camera hard on its left side and it worked!

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What does access on screen of cyber-shot mean


"The lens is jammed and won’t open all the way. You have to bang on the camera and/or tug on the lens to release it from whatever is causing it to jam when it opens. I started with gentle tapping and tugging…but ended up giving it three ... Sony Digital Cameras

Blank Screen I have a Sony Cyber-shot model #DSC-S40. The screen is bright white with an occational blur of the image I am aiming at. I have taken the batteries out several times and that cleared it up one time but has since went back to the white screen. I can still take pictures using the veiw finder but I can not see them on the screen nor can I access any menu functions. The camera still takes awsome pictures so I don't want to just throw it away. Please help! Thank You, Tim


I have been facing the same problem with same model and this is permanent problem it seems with this model (Sony Cybershot DSC S40). It causes because of the following:SYMPTOMSLCD display is either blank or WHITE. When the cabine ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

My Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7has bought up an issue where it brings up an 'usb connecting' screen for one or two seconds occasionally when using the camera. This does not effect the photo taking quality at all, it just means I have to wait for the screen to clear. Do I have to get a tech. to fix it, or can it be done in camera. 2 years old and out of warranty. Very annoying. Any thoughts. Thanks, Ian.


Hi ian. this is not a normal camera operation. usb connecting screen should only appear during camera to computer connection. so if your using the camera and this happens intermittently it would indicate that there is a mulfunction inside the camera ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7 Digital Camera

ACCESS My Sony Cyber-shot W30 has the word "ACCESS" on the screen when I turn it on and it won't take a picture or do anything else. Any suggestions?


I had the same problem and i read the other solution. i am not sure that i suggest such extreme lengths but whatever works i guess. All I had to do is hold onto the lens when it first came \015\012out and now it works. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera

Horizontal lines I have a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80.  When I look at the screen to take a picture, everything looks fine.  Video setting works fine too.  But, when I take a picture, there are horizontal lines all the way across the whole screen on every picture on every setting except the video as I already stated.  Please let me know what this means.  Thanks for your help.


HiIt sounds like the aperture in your lens is stuck open and the pictures are overexposed. Try a lower light setting, do the pictures look alright? If so it's the aperture, and the lens will need to be replaced. If the camera is still in ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

Zoomlens stuck hi - i have a sony cyber shot w50, the zoom wont return back in, and the screen says - Access, then turn the power on and off again, - the zoom lens is not returning in, i think its been dropped and its squint now, can i take the lens off and fix it?


Examine the lens carefully. you will see that the outer lens is out of line with the inner lens. . hold the camera firmly with one hand using the fingers of the second hand firmly nudge the outer lens back in line. reinsert battery and test.\01 ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

!!! help my brother dropped by sony cyber-shot on the floor and now when i turn it on the screen says "access", the lens goes back in and then comes back out a couple of times, and then it says "turn the power off and on again." what do i do?


Yeah, mine was doing that too. only way it would work is if you tap the bottom of the camera on something. But mine finally today stopped working even after doing that. now it's just garbage. my suggestion is just to purchase extended warranty from n ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

My sony Cyber-shot present a mesage "Access" in the screen. What a need to do ? Thanks Victor Gonzalez


Hello VictorThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.U ... Digital Cameras

When I switch on my digital camera, the word access appears on the screen and the focus lens goes in and out. (Sony Cyber-shot DSW-W55 Digital)


Hi.\015\012\015\012The camera is not completing initial POST to initialize.\015\012\015\012Since the lens are moving, and there is power, then the ribbon cables inside the camera are OK.\015\012\015\012\015\012Sometimes the pr ... Sony Digital Cameras

My sony cyber-shot dsc-w55 7.2 mega pixel camera turn on but the lens goes in and out many times and i get the word access on the screen then i get a message says turn the power off and on again, I did that many times , but it did not work, and I can't get the menu button to work or display any thing, so I am wondering what is the problem and how to fix it?


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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 I turn on my Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 the screen is dark with the word "Access" on it, moments later it tells me to power it off adn on again, any ideas?


Where can i get w35 lens assy? from sony it is too exp. any old screen probs sets avlbl here? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

I have Sony cyber-shot camera, and for some reason the flash does not work anymore, but on the screen the flash symbol is flashing with an error code, E:91:01. What does this mean and how do i fix it?


You could be having 1 of 2 issues when ever you get E:91:01 error it is either the main board or it is the flash circuit. Depending on the model number would determine the cost of the repair. I fix DSC ... Digital Cameras

The access on screen nothing eles works - Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera


Someone else said to pull gently on the outer lens. Just tried this with camera with the same prob and it seems fixed. Cheers. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 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

Sony cyber shot still takes pics but screen has gone grey so cannot access menus, delete pics etc


How old is the unit ? ... Digital Cameras

SONY i dropped my sony cyber-shot camera and the lense got pused in. everytime i turn it on all it is is a black screen that says "access". it makes werid noises and then after 10 minutes it says "turn the power off then on again" and i keep doing that but nothing happens.


The lens element is damaged internally and needs to be replaced as an entire unit. The camera runs through a "self check" each time it is powered up and it is detecting an error in the lens. Ship this unit to Sony in Laredo, TX. The warranty may not ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera

I turn my Sony Cyber Shot camera and I get ACCESS


I'll forward a link to a page where you can view the information to troubleshoot this issue. \012Please click on the link to view the troubleshooting steps and follow all the steps and check if that helps. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

Cyber Shot DSC-W55 " Will not Access "


Smack it on something, i dropped mine after 30 minutes of frustration and it started working. the next time that it happened i hit it on my table on purpose and it worked. i dont know why but this worked. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

My Sony Cyber Shot DSC-S650is having an issue. The lens will not retract and when I turn it on, it beeps but shows a black screen with the 'Cyber-Shot' logo and immediately turns back off. Can you help?


... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

File Error My Sony Cyber-Shot is showing "File Error" on my camera and I can't seem to upload the 4-5 pictures that are on my camera. The rest seem to all read "File Error" on a blue screen. When the pictures were first taken, we had no problem looking through them on the camera and then all of a sudden ths "File Error" showed up and when we went to upload the pictures, nothing loads. Is there anyway I can get those pictures? My Sony Cyber-Shot is showing "File Error" on my camera and I can't s


I have the same problem too! ughh it so annyoing. ... Sony DSC-T70 Digital Camera

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 "access"


Hi Guys\015\012\015\012Sorry to be the bearer of bad news :(\015\012\015\012Both your camera`s lenses are faulty. It is a common problem found on the DSC-W range of cameras and therefore not to expensive to repair ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

My sony cyber-shot camera always has a blank black screen..


Memory Card error occured ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W220/B Digital Camera

When i take a photo the screen shows white and when i switch to veiw the photo it is also white ,but i have a clear screen when vidio or veiwing to take a photo,i tried hiting the logo and that didnt work My Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 still takes pictures, but I can only get a white light screen and can only take pictures through the view fnder. I took 80 pictures in Malta including three videos and they all came out fine, but I couldn't see them on the screen.


Your lcd is done. sony does a flat rate repair. usually its not economical to fix. new sonys start around 150 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

TURN CAMERA ON SCREEN FLASHES cYBER-sHOT AND GOES


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 batt ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
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