Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

Flashing indicator lights when treying to power on my a540

\015 When i try to turn on my power shot a540 all i get is indicator lights flashing at me. the two lights at the view finder, the green light at the selector wheel, and the orange light on the front\015

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Hi there, I can help you with that. Do this:
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\015\012Turn the camera off.
\015\012Take out the batteries for 5 minutes.
\015\012After 5 minutes, put the batteries back in (or get a fresh set).
\015\012Then turn the camera back on.
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\015\012Let me know if that helps or not with a comment. If it helps, feel free to rate my answer accordingly. Thanks for coming to FixYa.
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\015\012Rob
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