Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My HP photosmart R967 worked great until it said it was out of battery and shutting down. Now I can't get it to charge, and it won't turn on. Strange thing, when it's on its' little dock charger, it turns on to a screen asking you to set the date and time, then won't set it. My husband thinks it needs a new battery ---- help! I need my camera!


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My HP photosmart R967 worked great until it said it was out of battery and shutting down. Now I can't get it to charge, and it won't turn on. Strange thing, when it's on its' little dock charger, it turns on to a screen asking you to set the date and time, then won't set it. My husband thinks it needs a new battery ---- help! I need my camera!


... Digital Cameras

I have a cannon power shot A580, about one month old and it keeps asking for the date and time everytime i switch it on, even though i have replaced the date battery and the camera batteries, and set the date and time in the menu time and time again!!! HELP


If you've replaced the date battery, then the camera is defective. Being only a month old, first recommend seeing if your retailer will exchange it. If not, Canon will fix for free under warranty. Call 1-800-OK-CANON. ... Digital Cameras

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... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera

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... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera

The battery of my samsung s860 was recently dead so i though that was why the lens wouldnt go out all the way. I have tried two new sets of batteries and the camera is reacting the same way. The lense wont go out all the way, a blurry image is projected on the screen then the screen goes black, the green light flickers, it beeps rather obnoxiously three times and the lens retracks again as it turns off. can my camera be resuscitated!?


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Every time I switch on my Canon SD 1100 IS is asks me to set date and time. I set date and time and then it lets me take pictures. Next time I switch it on again it asks to set date and time. How could I get rid of this.


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... Kodak EasyShare Z915 Digital Camera

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Wait, do you have Li Ion batteries or Ni MH?\015\012\015\012I think that Kodak recommends Li Ion batteries which have a higher voltage on them.\015\012\015\012I got some generic Li ion battery packs off of Amazon.com, with bet ... Kodak Digital Cameras

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My canon powershot camera goes to set the date and time every time I turn it on. I set the date and time, take a few pictures, turn off the camera, turn it back on again and it ask for the date and time to be set again. This problem developed after a year and a half of no problems. Is there some way to set the clock where it will continue after it is turned off?


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I have just bought the Kodak M381 camera and when I set the date and time and click ok, the time is set but does not display on the LCD screen at any point, so when I review my pictures there is no way of knowing when I took them. You can date the pictures retrospectively but that takes time and will be incredibly tedious and you soon forget. In the manual it says to select the date time stamp but I am unable to find it in my set up menu and I'm beginning to think this camera does not have this


I had the same problem. I think the camera does not have this feature, to bad it was a nice camera ... Digital Cameras

Hello, When I just bought this camera several years ago, I entered the time and date settings and after I've done this it never asked for time/date settings again. But now every time I turn on the power button, I have to set the time an date and press "SET" for OK. I read somewhere on the internet that others have encountered this problem as well. Can this be solved??? Thanks in advance, **** Muilwijk


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... Kodak EASYSHARE M340 Digital Camera

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Best bet is to send it back for a new one. ... Canon PowerShot SD990 IS / Digital IXUS 980 IS Digital Camera

I am trying to set date time in my camera(canon sx110is). But in every power on it is reseted. Whatever date i am setting in this camera is not stored in the memory. In every power on it asking for setting date and time. I need help in this regard.


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I had a similar problem. I solved it by taking the rear cover off and reseating a ribbon cable that connects the switches to the main circuit board. This connector is hidden under a large plug in connector - also a large copper/plastic ground plane ... Canon PowerShot G2 Digital Camera

Every time I turn my camera on it asks me to set the time zone, area I am in, date, etc...again. It's causing problems when I download pictures. They're all out of order. Even when I reset the date, time, etc. it always asks me to reset it every single time I turn on my camera.


... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera
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