Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?
Camera wont load past start screen, to get to the actual functions
The camera is old and you may need to get it serviced as well up date the driver programs
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Camera wont load past start screen, to get to the actual functions
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Power Over the last few weeks I have had issues with the batteries. I found that the "Eveready" brand certainly doesnt work (I am currently in India and it is hard to find anything here!) and I just went through 3 sets of Duracells but after a short period of time it tells me to change the batteries. I just changed them with new Duracells but when I turn the camera on it wont let me get past that initial little birdy which is the start up screen. I also just noticed that my zoom lens thinger is
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When i turn my camera on, it seems fine, all buttons functional. When i take a photo, it flashes, but no photo will pop up in my screen. Instead the screen stays black, and then the battery starts to get really warm. then i cant turn it on or off, the only way to get the batter to stop heating up, is to take it out of the camera. i can put the battery back in, turn it on again, but it will say no pictures had been taken, and the problem continues every time i try and use it. There is no history
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