Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Camera keeps telling me to replace batteries. Have tried 2 sets of new batteries, but still getting message. Can review pics already in the camera but not take photos. Help?!


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Camera keeps telling me to replace batteries. Have tried 2 sets of new batteries, but still getting message. Can review pics already in the camera but not take photos. Help?!


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