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Battery not charging

My battery is not charging. It charges for a few minutes before it goes off.There is no problem with the electric socket though.

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Well depending on how long you've had your camera you may need to go out and buy a new battery or go out get a contact pen. This pen allows you to clean the contacts on the battery. You can get it at any Radioshack. If you charge it and still doesn't work then you'll have to buy a new battery or if you're feeling really brave a new camera. Those are my suggestions. Good Luck!

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