Having problems with your HP Photosmart 735 Digital Camera ?
Charging flash stays on and i cant take a picture what can i do?
\015 Is there any way to solve this problem? Please help\015
Hey, I have the same problem. Try turning the power on and while the lense is focusing out apply some resistance with your other hand. Normally the lense will retreat and you will have to power up again. The problem seems to be associated with the opening and closing lense. You may have to repeat this fix each time you power up but it eventually seems to cure itself. I have taken dozens of pictures since I figured out this fix.
Turn off the camera. Take out the memory card. Wait 20 - 30 seconds and put in fresh batteries. Then try it. It worked on mine.
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