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Black Screen; Change Battery Message

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When I turn on my PowerShot A300 I get a black screen and a "change battery pack" message even with brand new batteries. Shortly thereafter, the camera shuts off. Any ideas are appreciated. P.S. This camera has never been dropped or abused in any way. I have a canon SX100IS ..even after replacing the new batteries ,my camera shoes a battery change error and gets switched off..

i am in India..i bought this in USA when i was on a business trip..please assist

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Simple! with my Canon S90 had the same problem until I changed the SD card from LEXAR for a TOSHIBA SD card and the message " Change the Battery Pack"disappeared.

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

  • suzyqt8282 Jul 28, 2011

    I had this same issue and then I did what the previous poster suggested and it worked for about a minute and then had the same issue. I removed the battery and held down the power button for about 30 seconds. I then put the battery back in, put in the memory card and it worked fine. I don't know if this will do the trick for you, but it's a pretty easy thing to give a try.

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