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My Canon A460 powershot will not turn on. Changed the batteries. Using NiMH AA.

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Things to check first for a camera that won't turn on are battery contact points, and micro switches that are located on the battery and memory card doors. Troubleshooting tips on other things that need to be checked may be seen here. These tips won't work for every case, but they're worth a try.
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