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Hp photosmart 945 does not turn on all the way

I am using Lithium batteries (very successfully) and it indicates they are about one third used. I can turn the power on, using the "on/off" switch. The next step would be to press the button with the camera picture on it, so you can take pictures. This apparently is not working..The screen remains black (lens cap is removed). When the camera is first turned on, the screen will flash white and then go black. The camera has not been bumped or dropped; and I had just used the camera about 5 mins earlier and all was working okay.
I would appreciate any assistance you can give.
Mel Marshall Sr
New Port Richey, Fl

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  • wulfyhun Oct 06, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem, the camera works perfectly if the batteries are fully charged, but it turns off after taking 15-20 pictures, then I can't turn on again.



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I think the camera is not reading the battery life correctly....not sure. It indicated I still had well over half the life left. I changed the batteries and all seems to be okay at this time.

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