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Battery wearing down when in camera

When I charge the battery and put it into the camera the red light next to where the battery goes flashes and there is also a dim green light flashing around the power button. If I leave the battery in the camera overnight, the battery is dead by morning. I also have problems turning on the camera. If I press the picture review button first the camera will then turn on. Do you have a way to fix this issue? The zoom lever also sticks. I have cleaned it with alchol, but it seems to be just temporary.

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    Same symptoms as above.

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First do not leave the battery in your cam, it will affect the cam. Use prescribed battery. Charge the battery for at least 8hrs.

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