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The problem you describe is frequently due to weak/wrong batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera. Make sure that you have the correct battery type in the camera, and that they are fresh/fully charged. If the problem persists, remove the batteries and wipe the inside contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe the ends of the batteries and replace them in the camera. This clears up the problem about 90% of the time -- I hope it works for you.

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