Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?

Power shuts off during use. I bought a new battery and it is still shutting off and then refuses to turn on. It will turn on randomly and stay on for variable lengths of time before shutting off again. When it shuts off, it doesn't close, the power just goes off. Powershot G9 almost 2 years old

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  • vaccum the barrel of lens
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  • changing mem. card and batt. for 2min.
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  • shake it.
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