Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I don't use my camera very often but when ever i do, it seems like it is always dead. a couple days ago i plugged it in to download some pictures to the computer and it was at full battery. i forgot about it and left it there and today i went to turn it on and it wouldn't so i plugged the battery in to charge and i left it there to charge and i came back about an hour later and the red light is blinking what do i do? is there something wrong with it?


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I don't expect something wrong other then the battery is totally flat, just take the battery out of the charger unplug the charger wait a few minutes and plug the charger back in and insert the battery again. I've had to do this upwards to three times before the battery and charger got the idea what they were suppose to do. Rechargeable batteries normally don't like long periods between use and when they do loose their charge it can be down right annoying getting them back into service.
You didn't say what camera make or model or if the camera uses a designated battery or AA's.
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