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Camera quit-zoom didn't fully retract-recharging no help-

\015 Camera quit when I tried to review picture that I had taken-I had forgotten to leave it on charger the night before. After doing that, I got a small light that went right out. Had trouble finding the correct battery...camera store gave me one that said should work..Jammed while putting it in...found correct Kodak Rechargable Digital Camera Battery NI-MH on internet, but now it won't fit into camera either. I'm putting it in correctly so I don't know why. Is that connected to the zoom not completly retracting into camera. \015\012 I used Kodak's talk back on the problem and in the end they told me that they don't carry the camera any more and referred me to a web page that didn't really give me any help..Freda\015

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Your whole issue is with the incorrect battery, if it won't fit into the camera it is not the right battery, period, the zoom draws allot of current, a low or poor battery connection will cause your zoom problem.
I would replace the battery. If battery only has 1/4 life left. the camera will act weird
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