Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera ?
Lost all button functionality except power and shutter
\015 The battery warning came on and I replaced batteries a short while afterwards. Some time after that I noticed the zoom function would not work, the menu or function/set, back and forth, flask keys nothing works other than the power and shutter in either camera mode or picture viewer regardless of the picture mode dial seting on the top of the camera.\015
There is a secondary battery I suppose for memory retension. It is housed where the other batteries and memory card are, the battery is a CR1220. I replaced that battery and things are working well again.
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