Having problems with your VistaQuest Vq1024 Digital Camera ?

I cannot get my camera to do anything when I turn it on



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Maybe your camera is on hang condition,.sometimes because on lens trouble or lens error,\012Lens errors (system errors) are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...Here are some troubleshooting steps that you can try that may (or may not) correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty (or repair cost approaches that of the camera), they're worth that try. Some of the later steps do involve some risk to the camera, so carefully weigh your options before deciding to conduct them: so good luckand wish you luck..
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