Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera ?

Every time I turn on camera I have to reset year,month, date, and time, I just bought the camera refurbished, otherwise everything is working just fine.


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Look for a tiny "button" type battery, in one of the compartments on the camera. That is there to store your settings. It is probably old, and needs replaced. If you put a new one in, and it doesn't work, take it back, or send it in to the manufacturer.
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