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When I attempt to use my camera, two led by the viewfinder flash 10 times with a beep and it goes quiet/dead. That is all I ever get. It has done this since I left it hooked up to my computer overnight thinking the usb port will charge the battery. I've left the battery in the charger overnight several times so I think it's charged. the led blink and tone are loud so I believe the camera has full charge.

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Is suspect the battery has been damaged Tell me more about the leaving in the USB port- this is not the normal way a battery is charged. Is it different for this model of camera?

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Thanks, i am waiting for your feed back & if you satisfied then thumps me please.

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