Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

My Canon IXUS Z70 APS camera has just gone "dead";I have put in several new batteries and it will go in to starter mode once but then goes dead again with fully retracted lens. Is there anything I can try? Sue at [email protected]


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