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Camera won't turn on

I have had my digital camera for a little over a year, and not too long ago it was working fine when the batteries died (at least I think that's what happened). I recharged the batteries and put them back in. It didn't turn on. I tried about 3 different sets of batteries, all of them brand new, and the camera still won't turn on. The camera hasn't been dropped, exposed to extreme temperatures, or anything like that. When it turned off, the lens stayed sticking out and it won't even turn on long enough to go back in. It won't turn on when I connect it to the computer, it just will not turn on. What could the problem be and what can I do to fix it?

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Re: Camera won't turn on

Also, be sure to check where the memory card goes in. If the pins are bent, it could be shorting something out!

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This appears to be a common contact fault Check the battery compartment and the battery cap. Try a piece of foil across the batter yop and close the lid see if that makes any difference. If not Contac the Canong Website- tech support Also take a look at

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