Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?

Help! i can't turn on my camera!

\015 I was taking a picture, suddenly i can't press any button and the screen became "all-black image". i can't even restart the camera, so i remove the battery and change them. but it can't turn on anymore (its off, but the lens is still protruding!). help me please! it's my first camera! :'(\015

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