Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera ?

Not turning on after i put new batteries and turn power on


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My camera will not turn on. Just before this happened, I was getting info on the camera that the battery power was low and I had only 10 seconds before it went off. I would put in a new battery and them same thing happened. Finally, the power is off and even when I put in new batteries and check to be sure they are in correctly, I still can't get the power to come on.


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