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Power Shot A400

The Camera is starting zoom goes out and nothing more. I cannot see the old pictures.If battery is new, I can make one photo than it's over: 'new batteries please'. I give new batteries and I can see one photo or I can make one. than it's over. Please what can I do? Can You help me please?!
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  • johannku May 06, 2008

    bad batteries!

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Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html

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