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I change my batties in my canon powershot a460 ,because i havent used it over a yr, i wanted to put in fresh batteries, now matter what way i put them in it wont work


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Put the old batteries back in and see if they still work, also if you have a "volt meter" check your new batteries to insure they are indeed good. You don't give the make or model of your camera so I don't know what kind of batteries you use, but you could take them back to where you bought them and have those folks check them. one last thing, if that cameara has been sitting for over a year with batteries in it, the contact may have corroded, look at the and see if they are shiny silver or if they are dull (maybe white or blue) then you need to clean those contacts before the batteires will make connection. you can clean them with the eraser of a regular pencil.
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I change my batties in my canon powershot a460 ,because i havent used it over a yr, i wanted to put in fresh batteries, now matter what way i put them in it wont work


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