Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My friend left her nearly new Samsung s1070 camera at my house in working condition. Now she has asked for it back and for some reason it just wont turn on. It hasn't been used since I've had it (so I cant think of any possible damage that may have happened, it has literally sat in a draw for 4 months). I have recharged the batteries, changed the batteries, removed and re-inserted the memory card. None of these things have worked it just WONT turn on. I don't have a manual nor am I aware of an


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Sitting for that long may have resulted in a corrosion buildup on the battery contacts inside the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the inside contacts with a clean dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a fine wire brush, steel wool, or fine sandpaper). Remove any specks of corrosion that may have fallen into the battery compartment during the cleaning, then clean and reinsert the batteries.

Also, make sure that the rechargeable batteries that you put in are the correct type. Ni Cd batteries will not work properly if the camera calls for Ni-MH.

This clear about 90% of power-up problems, and I hope it works for you.
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