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I won a Canon PowerPoint S3 IS at an eBay auction; it was in the working camera listings. It turned out that in the finer detail, the owner said that everything worked except for the "Memory Card Error" found in the display window. I posted this a few days ago. I now have the camera, and I've tried two different memory cards (one came out of another Canon PowerPoint, and it does work) and neither works. Still have the same message;"Memory Card Error." This item was incorrectly listed as working....I'm definitely feeling ripped off. Any more suggestions? Should I go ahead and dispute this sale. Is the camera repairable? I really appreciate your help. One of you also mentioned adding a link to eBay. I would be happy to..can you tell me how to do this? I am really, really, green on computer. For 30 yrs. (since college) I hadn't touched a computer until 9 months ago. I appreciate any help.

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Start a dispute with ebay on the item. if you sign into your account the link should be there.... it must be within 30 days of the auction. do not let the seller delay you in filing your claim. also do not let the buyer suggest he will refund you the money on the camera (unless he actually does it) if you will drop the dispute as they cannot be refiled. If you used a credit card thru paypal or even online you have another method of getting your money back... but file a dispute with ebay first.

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The camera is repairable at a repair shop, at your expense, probably $60 or $80.
It looks like contacts in camera sd socket are broken.

Return it and ask money back with paypal if the seller does not give you full refund, Ebay covers up $500.

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Yes go ahead and dispute it as if it does not read the card there is a fault in the camera and its to much to get repaired mine was 160 dollars when i could have brought a new one add the link to ebay ill have a look and show you how to dispute also on ebay main page it says contact us

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