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Canon ixus 400

I have a problem with my ixus 400. When I insert the memory card it will not power up. When the memory card is removed it will power up and say no memory card. I don't know what may be the problem and not sure where to start looking.

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It could be that your memory card is not put in there properly -

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Try another memory card may be the card has a short circuits that why the camera is power up when you inserted that card...

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