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Only bought this camera for my daughter on Sunday and a message came up that said 'Battery depleted' so we charged battery up and then it came up with the message 'please confirm that lens cap is removed' which of course it is and then it proceeds to switch itself off!! it looks to me as if the lens is in the position it should be when camera is switched on. Help Please Thanks

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This camera should not be giving you trouble. Things can only get worse....return it immediately.

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