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Began with "low battery". Replaced with new ones. took 3 photos, again message "low battery. Replaced batteries again. Same thing. NOW, , AND BIGGEST PROBLEM CAN'T GET POWER . LENS WON'T RETRACT, POWER BUTTON DOESN'T WORK. I WON'T BE ABLE TO TRANSFER PHOTOS TO COMPUTER. WE'VE TRIED 6 BATTERIES OF THE SAME KIND WE USED BEFORE WHICH. WORKED. It is a Samsung S73. We bought it at Fred Meyer store in Grants Pass, Oregon October 20, 2007 for $129.99. I have successfuly transferred photos to my MACB

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\015\012You may not like this solution, but it's real anyway. Average low-end digital camera life span is approximately 2 years depending on how much you use it. They vary between manufacturer. Low-end cameras ($100. to $200. range) have an approximate 1500 to 3000 shutter clicks which equates to about 1 cent per photo. Granted, more expensive cameras equal more shutter clicks and thusly and lower cost ratio. So, I'm sorry to say that you have just about hit the life span of your device. It would cost more to fix than to purchase a new one.
\015\012I hope this helps you, but no one here can suggest a "fix" for it. Thanks for coming to FixYa, and feel free to rate my solution.
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