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My camera stopped working

The screen on my camera would flash in and out after I had used my camera only a dozen or so times. I changed the batteries, but that didn't help, so I hooked the camera up to my computer, hoping to charge any internal battery it might have, and when I turned it on again, I was able to turn it on only a few more times, but the camera then randomly stopped working again. I have tried hooking it up to my computer over and over again for longer amounts of time, but the light in the upper right corner continues to flash, and there is nothing on the screen. I can't retrieve pictures without the camera turning on. Is there an easy to way to fix it?

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  • Maniac Mandy Nov 15, 2007

    my camera stopped working. I put new batteries in it, the green light comes on, then goes off, nothing comes up on the screen.....

  • Kathy Hearod Nov 30, 2007

    The green light on my camera won't come on at all now. (It was working intermittantly, but now it won't come on at all.) I've replaced batteries, tried connecting it to the pc, nothing works. It seems like the on/off switch on the front isn't engaging. Any help you can offer, would be greatly appreciated!

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Try using rechargable batterys in it. They work good in mine.if you dont have an SD card in it, it will only take a couple of minutes of video.

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