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Battery Won't Charge

Can plug charger into camera and hours later it will show battery is 'charged'. When A/C cord is removed, camera won't turn on at all (with battery installed) or will turn on for a 1/2 second and will have a HP showing very dim. I tried a new battery, thinking the original was old but the same problem happened. Sometimes, removing the battery then putting it back in will allow the camera to fully power up. Camera ALWAYS powers up with A/C cord plugged in. To me, it seems as though the battery connections are not mating with the battery terminals. I have cleaning all connections related to the battery with q-tip and alcohol but still have problem.

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Hey Guest9,
You can try resetting the camera by removing the memory card and the battery, pushing a straightened paperclip into the reset switch inside the battery compartment, and reinstalling the battery. If this works put the memory card back in. Another option you have is to try formatting the memory card.

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