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Olympus C-5050. Question when I try to shot a picture. I turn the camera on and it says card cover open. I put pressure to make sure it is closed and it will not shoot my pictures. I can turn it off and on a get maybe 1 picture at a time. What can I do. The cover loolike it is closed
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Hi there and welcome

Can you remove the battery from the camera Annette, then hold the shutter button down for 60 seconds then release.

Once done, put the battery back in, turn on the camera and tell me please if it still gives the message.

Let me know the results please.

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