Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera ?

Paramer incorrect ok i was trying to clean out my computer when it first happened i double clicked the shortcut on my desktop and it said "parameter incorrect" with a black browser opening it only stays open for 3 seconds at the most then shuts back down and i tried to restart my computer and when it was about to start back up "parameter incorrect" any answers on how to fix this or whats going on? thanks justin


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Paramer incorrect ok i was trying to clean out my computer when it first happened i double clicked the shortcut on my desktop and it said "parameter incorrect" with a black browser opening it only stays open for 3 seconds at the most then shuts back down and i tried to restart my computer and when it was about to start back up "parameter incorrect" any answers on how to fix this or whats going on? thanks justin


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Power issues. Just recently I've encountered a problem with my camera. After plugging it into my computer (And not noticing the power surge notification on the desktop while doing so). It locked up and powered itself off. I tried turning it back on, and it turned on for a split second then shut off without retracting the lense. I switched batteries and it retracted the lense, but I tried powering it on and the lense only came halfway out and it powered off. I've tried 4 fresh sets of batteries a


You sdaid power surge on the laptop.\015\012Thus suggests that this may have affected the camrera.\015\012I would think a 'repair' if such is possible will be near the cost of replacement.\015\012Only Olympus can advise ... Olympus FE-115 Digital Camera

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My camm! I have an olympus digital camera fe-170. when i turn on my camera, the lense come out and the LCD screen is black, when i try to turn it off, it doesnt turn off, but after like 10 seconds it turns off by itself. but when it turns off the lense dont go back in?! then when i try to turn it on, its the same thing. when i plug it into the computer, the lense go back in, but when i unplug it from the computer and try to turn it back on again...SAME PROBLEM. i did drop it before, but can i do


I think thy will say you, replace lens unit. but lens is very expensive, so we can buy new one camera. I have the same problem, i found focusing lens wheel teeth slipping, no parts available, so i covered a gum coat on the teeth. ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

I have an olympus digital camera fe-170. when i turn on my camera, the lense come out and the LCD screen is black, when i try to turn it off, it doesnt turn off, but after like 10 seconds it turns off by itself. but when it turns off the lense dont go back in?! then when i try to turn it on, its the same thing. when i plug it into the computer, the lense go back in, but when i unplug it from the computer and try to turn it back on again...SAME PROBLEM. i did drop it before, but can i do anything


The lens is bad, needs to be replaced. Maybe purchase camera on ebay with broken LCD but good lens. Replacement can be time extensive. Will need #00 or #000 phillips screwdriver and solder iron. Remove 6 exterior screws+2 inside battery door. Take of ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

Broken? I got My DXG-305V a few weeks ago, and it acting wierd. I plugged it into my computer to get a few pictures off, then I safely removed it, and tried to turn it on, but it wouldn't. The little power light will turn green for a second and then turn red. I have changed the batteries, tried removing the memory card, and tried plugging it back into the computer, but nothing will work. Does anyone know what is wrong?


Have a look in the battery compartment to see if the connections for the battery is not connecting with one of the batteries, i had a camera that stop that stop working on batteries but ok with the mains. ... DXG Technology DXG-305V Digital Camera

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It has problem on the lens. Lens doesn't extend when transferring pictures that's why it works. Kodak cameras are designed to automatically shut-off when the lens is struggling to go in or out.Follow step-by-step solution and repair on ww ... Kodak Easyshare M893 Digital Camera

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HelloThe 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.Use\012\ ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

Purchased a Polaroid x800 camera and can not transfer photos to computer (and I have tried 3 computers - 2 running XP Pro and 1 running Windows 7). Upon connecting the USB cable it shows up as a removable disk (G: on my computer) but when I go to open the file/drive I get a pop-up that states "Please insert a disk into drive G:". I called Polaroid and the only help offered was to take the camera back. Target gladly exchanged but I have the same issue with a second camera. Anyone got a clue?


Just did this with my daughter and it worked:1. Turn PC on.2. Plug camera cable into Camera.3. Plug camera cable USB end into computer USB port.4. Turn on Camera... wait until camera show message 'USB, PC, Pictbridge'. ... Polaroid Digital Cameras

Samsung digimax s1000 turned on before, lens came out then shut off.power light blinks when you try to turn it on. but will not turn back on. lights up only when button pressed. tried different batteries. Using N-Mi Rechargeable batteries. Tried with sd card Worked fine the day before. But, it looks like the lens did not come all the way out and the first lens is at an angle to the second. Gears stuck maybe? Don't remember interfering with the lens when it was turned on. If it's the gears being


Follow this link and i would try step 8 and/or step 9http://www.wikihow.com/Repair-Lens-Problems-on-Your-Digital-CameraI am a ... Samsung Digimax S1000 Digital Camera

I have a JVC GZ-MG575 Flash Media Camcorder, few days back I did back up of all the media to my computer and tried to clear the hard drive since then it won't shut down even I switch it off, as lights still blinking and there is a noise from the camcoder.


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Not responding i was in the middle of taking pictures and my camera shut down. thge screen is black and the lens didn't retract. i've tried replacing the batteries, plugging it in the computer, and trying to turn it on repeatedly. the camera willl not respond nat alll and now i cannot only not turn on the camera but get the lens to go back in place


The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

Hi! I took several shots yesterday and went to upload the pix on my computer today and when I connected the camera to my computer the battery was at 100%. Then the camera completely shut off. I tried turning it back on with no result. I recharged the battery with the same result. I figured my battery must be dead ( yet only 1 year old) and purchased a new one. I fully charged that one and plugged my camera in again and the same thing happened! What could this be caused from? No damage has ever


Power surge? ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) = your camera got zapped by static electricity (like when you rub your shoes on a carpet on a dry wintry day then go and touch a door knob. That static electricity!) Integrated circuits (ICs) only need o ... Digital Cameras

Hi, i have the conon 7D with a sandisk memory card. i am a photographer and i just did christmas pictures today for a family. when i got home i tried to put them onto my computer and the computer told me to reformat my disk because it cannot read it. when i clicked reformat, it said that all my pictures would be deleted if i reformatted it. i cannot loose these pictures for anything! im sure you understand. when i put the disk back into my 7d it says to reformat it too. then it shuts off. could


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My rca vr5320r is not playing the recordings back. when i do try to play the recordings back it shows 00:00:00 with the play icon . one i pause it it jumps up to 3 seconds and goes no further. it's also not showing it is connected to my computer. i was wondering what could have happened in only 3 days time


Check to make sure that non of the following apply to you.\015\012\015\012Make sure LOCK function is not activated.\015\012Make sure memory is not full.\015\012If you ... Digital Cameras

My camera lens is out and when I turn camera on the light comes on for a couple of seconds and makes a "quacking" sound 3 times and shuts right back off. I have tried two different sets of brand new batteries??? Please help


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My camera will not stay on. It turns on for about two seconds, the screen says Sanyo then shuts off. I took the camera apart to clean it and to make sure it didn't get wet and the problem still isn't resolved. The 3X optical zoom is also stuck out and when I turn the camera on, it sounds like it is trying to pull it back in but can't


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My camera turns on for a few seconds and shuts down when I'm trying to geat a picture onto the computer. I just put in new batters.


Do what the pros do...use a card reader instead of the camera for downloading pics. ... Nikon COOLPIX L100 Digital Camera

Kodak DX7590.. accidentally dropped it in a waterfall.. it was under water for only a few seconds.. I took everything out (battery, memory card, etc etc) and let it dry out before trying again. Now it will come on, start up and act as if it is okay, but then immediately shut back down. Should I just ditch it and buy another (don't really want to do that because I love this camera...), or ???.. Any suggestions would be most helpful!


When you guys say "I let it dry out" - how do you know that it was completely dry?You don't! I bet they both still have moisture in them.You need to be proactive about the drying process and remember that water can get in but can't ... Kodak EasyShare DX7590 Digital Camera

My camera just starting making clicking noises, then it would not shut properly, then back, white screen. I tried using new batteries, different batteries, cleaning the battery area but no luck. It has no juice at all now. At first I thought the computer inside was tripped. Maybe the salt water affected the batteries? What is the address to mail for repair? Do I have to pay ahead to look at? Is there a minimum charge. Monica [email protected] 619 593 8035


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PC Mode I have one that for 2 secs maybe, I can see something I could take a picture of.  Problem is that on second 3 the camera screen has switched to saying PC Mode, even though it is most definitely not attached to the computer.  I have tried removing the battery and the cards and putting them back in, and still only get PC Mode.  Someone said something on another board about possibly a reset button, but I don't know if the sony dsc-s50 has one.  Has anybody else had a similar problem, or doe


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I have reset the camera and it still gets the error code 00000018-4489-957-000 when I try to turn it on. It will only stay on while it is connected to the power cord and only stays on for a second then shuts right back off?


I have checked HP references and they as you already know, have no data published for such an error code.\015\012\015\012If you have tried a new battery, and have no luck powering on the camera, I'm suspecting either a problem with the AC adapt ... HP Photosmart R727 Digital Camera

I cannot download photos from my sony cyershot digital camera onto my computer. It has done so in the past without any problem, but when I now try I get a message saying incorrect parameters. Can you help please I would be most grateful. Thank you Jacki


Hi Jacki:\015\012\015\012Please unplug your camera from PC. \015\0122- Go to ADD/REMOVE software and remove all software you installed related to your Sony Cyber-Shot.\015\0123- Use the CD which came with your camera and inst ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650 Digital Camera

E11 error. I purchased this camera used and can not get the camera to start. A indicator lite flashes green for a few seconds then red/yellow and shuts down. I have removed the flash memory card and reinserted without change. The batteries are fresh and it is connected to a charger. I am missing the cable to connect it to my computer but will get one and try to install an update to the drivers/firmware soon.


Error Code "E11" on Kodak Digital camera means that the battery needs replacement. If replacing the camera recommended battery AA 1.5 volt alkaline or AA 1.2 Ni-MH rechargeable battery still error "E11" the camera needed to be service. ... Kodak DC290 Zoom Digital Camera
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