Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera ?

The camera won't turn on. It's not the AA batteries but could it possibly be the small watch battery in the camera? I'm stumped because the camera was just sitting in a camera bag and is only a year old.


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\012Things to check first for a camera that won't turn on are battery contact points, and micro switches that are located on the battery and memory card doors. Troubleshooting tips on other things that need to be checked may be seen here. These tips won't work for every case, but they're worth a try.
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