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Camera Frozen in "On" Position

My camera froze in the "on" position while trying to take a video. I've tried inserting brand new batteries and connecting it to a computer, but nothing will make it turn back on. Any ideas on how to get it to finally turn back on work again?

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Hi, I read somewhere that this happens with alkaline batteries, but I have had the same problem with my rechargables (...don't use alkaline batteries in this camera). Anyway, removing the batteries with the camera in the off position and replacing them with fully charged ones usually clears the freeze. I also carry a spare CRV-3 just in case the rechargables go flat and this can help overcome the problem. Just don't leave it in the camera as they are too expensive to have it flatten them overnight!

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