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Camera Won't Turn On

I've had my camera for about a year and a half. A while ago I was using it, reviewing pictures, and it turned off. I haven't been able to turn it back on, no matter what! I've tried new batteries, cleaning it, etc. I was thinking maybe I put in the batteries incorrectly once and that messed up the camera. Perhaps it's the batteries I was using that caused the problem - they are brand new NI-MH rechargable digital camera batteries I bought at a store. Anyone have any ideas of what could be the problem? (and how to fix it!!) Anyone that can help me turn on my camera... I would deeply appreciate it! Thanks ahead of time!

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Re: Camera Won't Turn On

Have you tried plugging it to the wall AC? Use a reset button if there is one. Leave the camera with batteries out for a day or two. If nothing seems to have an effect take it to a repair shop to get a repair estimate, see if it's worth it. Good luck!

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