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Low battery... but not really.

Every time I try to use my camera, it powers up just fine, I can access the menus just fine, and everything seems fine. Then, when I actually start taking pictures and go back to look at them, half of them are displayed as file errors. And when they're transferred to my PC, they are 0 byte nonexistant files. Then, even though my camera's battery life reads full, it will shut off seemingly at random due to 'low battery life'. This often happens when I'm trying to look at photos I've already taken. When this happens, the camera often freezes on that screen until I manually take the batteries out. The funny part, however, is that after this stuff happens, I can turn the camera back on just fine... and the battery life still reads full... but that doesn't stop it from shutting down every minute or so when I try to use it. I've tried alkalines, lithiums, and all the others, but every type has the exact problem and won't let my camera do its job for more than a minute. what give?

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