Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I am a semi-proffessional photographer and have been using the C480 with great success over the past few years. I was using it yesterday and everything was fine but when I went to use it today it would not switch on. I put new batteries in and checked that they were in the right way but still it wouldn't swith on. Can you give me some possible answers please.

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