Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

Lens Cover Not Opening, Flash Only Occasionally working

\015 I have the Canon PowerShot A75. I have been experiencing problems with the lens cover not fully opening (or not opening at all) and with the flash only occasionally going off. I have to tap the lens covers to get them to open about 9 times out of 10 that I use the camera.I am also having problems with the flash. Even with new batteries, it only goes off occasionally. If I don't have the flash on, the pictures are often blurry and crummy. With it on, if the flash isn't working, it won't take a picture at all. I have cycled through the flash options trying to get it to work, and that doesn't seem to help.My camera is about three years old. Could this simply be a factor of age and wear or is there something I can do to remedy these problems?\015

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I'm already using new Energizer Industrial alkalines. Do I need something different? They seem to work fine in my wife's (Canon 675? I think that's the number.)
My did the same thing.. until I got rid of my recharable batteries and got the ones for electronics
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