Having problems with your Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera ?

I got Canon EOS Kiss 450D (Japan). Recently, the problem i encountered is ERR 99. I have read an article that it might be with the body lense "connection" and some might arise from battery problem. Also, im wondring whenever I charge the battery, after only 20 minutes the charger would blink red and green. Unlike before that when its already full charge it would only change from red to green. So i was thinking the ERR 99 might also be due to the battery. Is this really normal for the charger? Is


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Canon's error 99 is a catch all for connection problems. You can clean the gold contacts with a pencil eraser by lightly polishing the surface and whip with a lens cloth not tissue. However after reading your description about the battery and charger I would tend to believe you have a battery problem. Before changing the battery see if the camera recognizes it and give a state of charge.

I would proceed with this problem with
Cleaning the lens contact with a new pencil eraser
Clean battery contacts in the camera the pencil eraser can be used her as well
Check state of charge with the battery and make sure it isn't leaking

If all of the above fails I would enter the Canon web site and update the firmware of the camera.
Then recheck the battery.

This should bring you back to a working camera
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