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Camara won't stay on.

For several months when I would turn my camara on, the blue light would blink, blink, blink, and then shut off. I would have to take the batteries out, and mess with them, put them back in, and then it would come on. We were initially told we needed better batteries. We went the the battery store, paid alot of money for fancy rechargable batteries, and it still did it. Saturday was my sons prom, and the camera just won't come on at all now.


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  • ktibugg May 10, 2008

    when you turn the camera on the blue light blinks and nothing else ever happens until you take the batteries out

  • shellybear Jun 14, 2008

    When I turn on camera blue light flashes then nothing . This problem started a few months ago. At first I thought it was the batteries so I replaced them. Then I thought it was the charger so I replaced that also. I still have the same problem and its getting so I can't depend on this camera anymore. Someone PLEASE HELP! I don't want to have to replace this camera

  • knekbone Jun 24, 2008

    i have the same problem I hope my camera isnt dead. please help!!!

  • erikmorrisse Jul 09, 2008

    Our camera used to work fine with NiMH batteries, now the camera only accepts Alkaline. The same batteries that does not work in the HP works fine in my Minolta camera. I get a 4.0 Milliamp reading on the Alkaline and 3.8 on the MiMH batteries after recharge.


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Uhm, your batteries are dead, thats what happens when the blue light flashes,,, doi!

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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Go to the HP website and install the firmware on your camera. it contains the instructions for it, and they claim that it will solve the battery life issues. i haven't had this problem, but in searching for a solution for my problem, i ran across that solution.

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