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I went to take a picture with my 3 year old Fuji S3100 digital camera. A flashing red battery icon appeared. thinking it meant a low battery I switched batteries. After doing so the camera refused to come on. Subsequent battery changes failed to solve the problem. Any suggestions?

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Battery compartment contacts need cleaning with rubbing alcohol using a Que tip on + - terminals. Make sure the cover is making contact with the batteries. Use fresh batteries also. Also check connection being made by xD-Picture Card. Remove that and remove the batteries. Any backup battery check that condition also. Other than that it could be a firmware update or the camera needs to be sent in to get repair. Faulty board or chipset could also cause this problem.
Did you load a fully chargeded batteries When you got a flashing red light icon..From now make sure you replace only fully charged batteries..Now as you say the camera doesnt power on check the following,

* The batteries are loaded backwards.
* The battery cover is not closed correctly.
* The AC power adapter plug has come out
of the power outlet...

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