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Canon camera won't hold it's charge

I have a Canon A430 and no matter what new batteries I install it just keeps telling me to insert new batteries. Have had camera about 2 years without much use. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2009

    me too facing the same prob

  • gibifiu Jan 24, 2009

    Hi!
    I have the same problem. I wanted to solve it with changing the small (CR1220) battery, but the problem still exists.

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    Its just that it wont accept any other non-rechargable batteries which sucks...what if you mis place your chargeable batteries and want to use the camera ? NO ? then sucks

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Hello!

I think I found the soultion.
So when the camera shows that changing battery is needed take those batteries to a discman or hand lamp or any other tool to exhaust the batteries completely. It's necessary becasue the camera can't do it and some charge can remain in the batteries and recharging them in this state leads the batteries to go wrong. So charge them after a total exhaust!
This worked for me.

Peace!

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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