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Won't take a picture

My pretty pink samsung digimax S630 will turn on but as soon as I try to take a picture it just shuts down and the lens is left sticking out. Help what could be wrong?!

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Re: won't take a picture

There is a Battery Type setting in the Menu of your camera.

Do the following:
- Press Menu/ Ok button
- Go to Set Up 2 (icon looks like a wrench with number 2 on it)
- Scroll down to Battery Type

Under Battery Type, there are two options:
- Alkaline- if you are using non- rechargeable battery
- NiMH- if you are using rechargeable battery

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

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