Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera ?

Camera won't take picture. I hold down the button, it focuses on object, orange light telling me flash is ready is lit and nothing happens. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. Is it the memory card? Batteries? or defective camera? It worked fine for the first year and before I got this one I had a similar powershot that did the same thing after a while of owning it.



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Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't take a picture when the shutter button is pressed, or with an inoperative flash. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try.\015\012
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