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My batteries went dead and camera shut off. Now I

My batteries went dead and camera shut off. Now I got new AA rechargeable batteries but can't turn camera on. On/off button does not respond. Could the switch have gone bad? Camera is about five years old.

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If the camera wont turn on remove the memory card and make sure your pictures are transfered. Try using regular disposable batteries. Also when trying to turn it on try holding down the power button for 5 seconds. If it still doesnt turn on coud be a broken switch connection.

Posted on May 14, 2010

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