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I have a digital camera type HP945 which has lately given me trouble. Recentlyy, it was stored away for short period whilst it was not in use. Unfortunately, the four AA batteries were left in it during this time. As a consequence, corrosion of the batteries occurred. I have done my best to clean the terminals in the camera and I have replaced the batteries. However, when I now close the battery compartment, I am confronted with the red timer light coming on either at flashing intervals or c


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I have a digital camera type HP945 which has lately given me trouble. Recentlyy, it was stored away for short period whilst it was not in use. Unfortunately, the four AA batteries were left in it during this time. As a consequence, corrosion of the batteries occurred. I have done my best to clean the terminals in the camera and I have replaced the batteries. However, when I now close the battery compartment, I am confronted with the red timer light coming on either at flashing intervals or c


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