Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera ?

E18 message come up on screen and then the powers off


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FOR CAMERAS THAT USE BATTERY: U ARE POSSIBLY OUT OF BATTERY
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\015\012FOR OTHER CAMERAS: YOUR CAMERA CAN NOT TAKE A PICTURE FOR SOME REASON. IT MIGHT BE FROM SMASHING OR YOUR POWER BOARD OF YOUR CAMERA IS NOT WORKING WELL. CHECK TO SEE IF THEIR IS ANTHING WRONG WITH IT (EX MAJOUR SCRATHES CMERA LENSE BROKEN ETC)
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\015\012I HOPE THAT HELPED IF ALL ELSE FAILED RETURN IMMEDIATLY!!
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E18 message come up on screen and then the powers off


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