Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera ?

My panasonic dmc zs5 dont work. When I turn the camera on I get this message, the camera will not work, and the lens does not retract when I turn the camera off. it then says system error focus. What is wrong ? The camera is from August so its not old.

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