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Camera wont turn on, has Fresh batteries - HP Photosmart M525 Digital Camera

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2008

    Camera won't turn on

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2008

    Camera wont turn on

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    camera won't turn on even with new batteries

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    Won't turn on, even with new batteries.

  • GML Cooper Mar 02, 2008

    Wont' turn on, working fine 2 days ago!

  • Jullie Mar 03, 2008

    my camera was working fine, the battery was low but not exstream. then i wouldn't turn on, so i charged the battery and it still wont turn on or anything!

  • Rubiback14 Mar 07, 2008

    my camera randomly shut off on me, i thought it was the batteries but i replaced the twice and it still wouldnt, the green light will go on occasionally but then i hear a noise and the light goes off

  • srl04 Mar 09, 2008

    my camera will not turn first it would power on slowly,then the light would blink at least, and now it won't turn on at all.

  • wyolulu Mar 16, 2008

    My C743 suddenly stopped working. It won't turn on at all. It worked absolutely fine 2 weeks ago. When I tried to turn it on yesterday, it made a quiet grinding noise for about 8-10 seconds, then stopped. I've tried 2 other sets of batteries, still nothing.. I tested the first set of batteries, and the 2 new sets in another gadget, and all worked fine. I purchased this camera 1 year and 4 days ago.

  • paulakparker Mar 18, 2008

    I have a Vivicam 3935 digital camera that is several years old. Today I put fresh batteries in it and it won't turn on at all. The light blinks red once and then it turns off.

  • woodie wood Mar 20, 2008

    camera comes on sometimes, lense comes out and it goes off, or it won't come on at all. I have put fresh batteries in it.

  • ZappDancer Mar 22, 2008

    Lens is stuck out, won't turn on even with new batteries. Ah!

  • Ash Bee Mar 26, 2008

    My camera wont turn on either -.-.

  • Ash Bee Mar 26, 2008

    My camera will not turn on either! Frustrating!

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2008

    my camera will not turn on even with a fresh battery installed

  • buzz2j Apr 08, 2008

    wont turn on new batterys fitted buzz

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    I was using my camera and i sat it down walked away and came back and now it wont turn on. The batteries are charged fully.

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2008

    The problem is I only see the problem. I do not see a solution at FixYa. Where do I read about solutions?

  • sidhex Apr 15, 2008

    FE190 acted as if battery was dead. Pressing power button would open then close camera immediately. New battery, fully charged did not make a difference.

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2008

    Had the same problem, replaced standard Alkali batteries with rechargeables, and the camera works properly. Still does not work with regular batteries though. Go figure. Maybe the battery setting in the camera is screwy.

  • Vinny DeFilippo Apr 29, 2008

    my green light goes on on the top but wont turn on

  • mbmom May 02, 2008

    all of a sudden, the camera won't turn on.  i have recharged the battery.

  • jeffry_kimo May 06, 2008

    Like the others my Canon A75 wont turn on, even with fresh batteries. I had the same problem repaired under warrenty three years ago. Is it the on/off switch or is it more embeded in the power supply?


  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    My camera won't come on, what could the problem be?

  • 998445 May 17, 2008

    my camera dosent turn on the light flashes but it dosent turn on what should i doo

  • phrankk May 17, 2008

    My EX Z850 won't turn on. The battery is fully charged. This is the second time it's happened. The first time it cost $150 to repair. I've only used it once since it's been repaired. Something tells me Casio sold me a piece of junk.

  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    The camera will not turn on. New batteries do not fix it, nor will connecting it to a AC power source.

  • cowpatty Jun 08, 2008

    Camera will not turn on. Was working fine earlier today. Left batteries out for a few hours and recharged batteries. Still won't turn on. Nothing!!! No light, no blip, to sound. Nothing!

  • pjsweets2 Jun 21, 2008

    I have the same Casio Exilim EX-V7 camera. When I turn it on, it beeps a few times and then shuts off. I bought a new battery and charged it and it still won't turn on. I rec'd this camera as a gift last year and fear that it's out of warranty. I haven't dropped it or anything. Does anyone know what I should do?

    Please email me.

  • rafael01014 Jun 25, 2008

    Verdad que la red de redes solo se vuelve ahora propaganda y muchas mentiras, no hay nadie que de una ayuda verdader ni siquiera un manueal y un plano, internet se esta convirtiendo para el que no paga en un tremendo engaño. LLevo semanas tratando de averiguar algo sobre la camarta vivitar5100 y solo encuentro link y problemas pero nada de solucion , ni siquiera quien me diga, botala hijo y comprate otra, estoy muy frustrado porque mi camara se rompio solo a los 2 anos de uso.

  • mjcheer Jul 15, 2008

    My camera acts as if there are no batteries in it. It did not fall or get dropped in water. It was working perfectly until on day, I tried to turn it on, and nothing! I made sure the batteries were fully charged, and that didn't help at all.

  • NeonColorful Jul 17, 2008

    so i went to go use my camera and the red button turned on and nothing after it turned off. And know it won't even turn on. I put knew batteries and nothing. Does anyone know what to do?

  • pedro sanches
    pedro sanches Jul 21, 2008

    i tryed to use my camera one day and it didnt turn on so i thought mabye its out of battery so i put fresh batteries and it still dosent turn on

  • berv Jul 26, 2008

    plain wont turn on

  • Anonymous Jul 26, 2008

    just cut off one day and now it wont cut on.I got new batteries and all,but nothing

  • coco1234 Jul 30, 2008

    my cannon power shot camera wil not turn on with new batteries,could it be the memory card pls help

  • earthdancer Aug 07, 2008

    My camera eats through batteries and now it won't turn on. It goes to the Samsung screen then beeps 3x anf then turns off. I get so frustated with this camera and wish I could affford a new one.

  • jillimps Aug 08, 2008

    Same problem here. I tried batteries that work fine in my daughters camera, tried cleaning battery contacts, tried holding down on switch for longer periods, tried turning on when powered by direct connect, nothing works.

  • rkuny Aug 11, 2008

    With new batteries, the camera will not turn on.

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    the camra wont turn on we put new b

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    same here! UGHHH

  • debracfe Aug 24, 2008

    put in new batteries. lens stuck out. won't turn on.

  • Aingon Atelia Aug 25, 2008

    While using the camera, all of the sudden it shut down, with the lens open and extended. I pushed the power button and it started to come on for about 2 seconds, then died again. I changed the batteries and tried again, but it did the same thing - on for a couple of seconds and then dead again.

  • granolagirl2 Sep 04, 2008

    Same here too! It won't even turn on with fresh batteries.

    What can I do?

  • kimberly_t Sep 11, 2008

    i have the same problem my camera won't turn on i been trying to contact vivitar i can't seem to get in touch with them

  • Anonymous Sep 14, 2008

    same here, i have had my camera for about 2 years now and i don't know why it won't turn on right this minute. it always used to, it has worked the same way for 2 years now. the lenz is stuck about 2mm out of the actual camera and it is open. when i try to turn my camera on, it pauses and then beeps loudly 3 times.. what does this mean?

  • TheBoss0821 Sep 15, 2008

    camera wont turn on and the lense is stuck open/out, even with new fresh batteries

  • Anonymous Sep 21, 2008

    yup same problem.. someone help!!

  • larkhome Sep 22, 2008

    Same thing here. Dependable for years and replaced rechargables with rechargables and works great part of time then poof..nothing. Sometimes works for a while after menu reset on date and time and then fails again. Very annoying as it does no good to carry a bunch of batteries around! Does it have a 1000 picture self destruct mode !???!

  • bheller_acci Sep 24, 2008

    I have the same problem. I have had this camera for about 8 months. Now it's useless, wont turn on and the lens is stuck out. Manufacturer's warranty?

  • Anonymous Sep 28, 2008

    Same thing here. Hit the power button it turns on and then right back off. The lense is sticking out and will not go back in . New batteries, new memory card. Nothing will make it work.

  • StarLove00 Dec 13, 2008

    I have the same problem new everything but it won't turn on perfectly brand new. Waste of money. It won't do anything.

  • dragonfitzy Feb 07, 2009

    My HP Photosmart wont turn on. With the alkaline battery the blue light come on for a second and disappears. Nothing happens with the rechargable Ni-MH battery. I am frustrated. What can be done



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Same problem, wont turn on....

Posted on Oct 01, 2008


I have a kodak cx7430 that one day just wouldn't come on properly. All I got was a red light, no matter what batteries I tried. So I began to wonder if this was a ploy of Kodak's to get people to buy new cameras...I don't know if that's true, but I did find a little switch in the battery compartment that was open. I noticed I could close the switch with a pen tip, but it wouldn't stay closed, so I taped it closed with a piece of electrical tape...and guess what...THE CAMERA NOW WORKS PERFECTLY.

I don't know if this is true, but I heavily suspect that this switch opens after X amount of use... because I know 2 other people who's cameras have done the same thing...sooner with heavy use and longer with light use....


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Had the same problem, replaced the regular Alkaline batteries with NiMH rechargeables and it works. Must be something in the in camera battery settings. It still wont work with regular alkalines. Go Figure.

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