Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera ?

Put new batteries in and it tells me to chnge them

\015 When i put in new baqtteries which are reputable and og high standard the camera keeps telling me to change batteries then switches off. this never used to happen. I have had the camera for roughly 2 years and it was a gift, so do no not have the receipt or even the box it came in.\015

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Put new batteries in and it tells me to chnge them


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