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Problem It seems whenever I put my memory card in the slot it will not turn on? It can not read the memory card. It will power on if I don't have the memory card in?

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Look at the bottom of the memory card slot, you probably bent one or more of the contactor pins. Use a small screwdriver and carefully try to straight the bent pin then carefully put the memory card back in. From now on, use a USB cable for downloading your pictures and don't pull the card out anymore as the pin is probably weaker than before and can break. Good luck

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