Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera ?

My camera is on - batteries charged.....I have not changes any setting BUT the shutter won't go...will not take pictures...... I have had this camera for almost 4 years and never had this problem.....

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Just guessing - It sounds like some sort of mechanical trouble - dust or sand got in the tine spaces around the shutter or the lens cylinders? Try using a compressed air can available from computer or camera shops. Perhaps gentle wiggle those parts with a tool?
It could also be due to humidity or rust affecting the electric contacts of the batteries? Scratch the contacts with a screwdriver.
Try to pry any reachable springs in the battery well - over time it may have gotten too compressed?
Try new batteries?
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