Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera ?

Put new batteries in and it keeps powering down saying to change the batteries

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Problem also could be with the type of batteries you're using. I purchased batteries at the dollar tree once and had that problem. When I purchase duracell batteries I don't have the issue. High drain devices like digital cameras require better batteries and cheap batteries like the ones from discount stores don't have the output required.
Your problem may be due to corrosion on the\015\012battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the\015\012batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, your camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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