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Our cannon powershot g9 camera is 1 year old. It will not turn on

Our cannon powershot g9 camera is 1 year old. It was working fine and went to take some more photos and now it will not turn on. We recharged the battery pack, with not results. Next we bought a new battery pack and after charging it, it did not bring results. What could the problem be? We do not use this camera that often, and are very upset that after researching cameras and paying a very hefty price for this one and now after this short time it does not work. Suggestions please???
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Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html

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