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Camera Frozen - Canon Powershot SD1000

After charging the battery fully, I put it in the camera, turned it on and took a couple pictures. As I flipped from view mode to picture mode, the camera simply turned off and the lens was stuck expanded. I removed the battery, charged it again, inserted it later, and the camera still won't turn on. Help!

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  • btalbs Mar 06, 2009

    I'd have to buy another battery (it is the rechargable kind). I could try it!

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Have you tried using a different set of batteries ?

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  • Mr fix.it Mar 07, 2009

    I would try the batteries somewhere else first and see how they behave however a set of new rechargeable batteries are always handy.

    I have had a similar problem but the camera was under rouch humid conditions and found that the board was fried.


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