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Camera will not power on or off and battery is fully charged

Camera was taking pic's and turned off without retracting the lens.  I fully charged the battery and nothing is happening.  Please help.

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The symptoms you describe sound very much like a failing battery. How old is your battery? Rechargeable batteries are only meant to last for a couple years, regardless of use.

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