Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

Batteries are in. memory is in but camera will not turn on after i hit the power button


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Things to check first are battery contact points, and micro switches that are located on the battery and memory card doors. Details on what needs to be checked may be seen here. It won't work for every case, but it's worth a try.
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