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Camera won't turn on

I knew my camera was low on batteries, and while I was camping I managed to get 12 shots and the camera went dead. I replaced the batteries, and that didn't help, so I tried another set of new batteries and it still won't come on. I've had this camera for two years and have never had this problem. Please help me!!

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Re: camera won't turn on

You were camping Huh! In a Tent My guess Damp Damp is the death of digital cameras. Take batteries out. Find a large poly bag- preferably with a snap lock zip type thing- Get hold of some of those little sachets of Silica Gel Or a cloth bag and fill with rice and salt. This will absortb moisture. Pull all in the poly bag somewhere gently warmf or a couple of days. Do Not turn the camera on.

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