Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A2100 IS Digital Camera ?
The battery compartment refuses to open
\015 The battery compartment refuses to ope... i've tried everything i can think of.\015
You have to do an 'L' shaped movement on the locking mechanism. i.e pull towards you and then to the right.
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