Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S100 Digital Camera ?

Battery Problem i purchased a s100 and used it for awhile.....now every time i put my battery in straight from a fresh charge the battery lite comes on after 1 pic and it shuts off............... i put in my friends battery and the same thing....... is this a common problem with the s100 and is it worth fixing..... thnx


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Sigma SD10 battery problems, possible solution.
\015\012If you find you have to reset the date and time, the internal battery has been depleted. If the new batteries indicate you cannot take more than a few pictures with the battery showing greatly discharged, the following procedure may correct the problem.
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\015\012Put new or recharged batteries in the compartment. Take one or two pictures and if the battery indicator shows about 50%, just turn the camera off and let sit over night. In all probabilities the camera internal battery will be recharged and all will be well. Depending on the camera, you may prefer to leave it on all night.
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\015\012Sigma thought the problem was a bad battery holder and they are shipping me a new one but I don’t think this was my problem, maybe others may have that problem. My camera is fixed with the above procedure.
It sounds like you either have a bad battery, battery charger or maybe the battery has dirty connections. Try another set of batteries and if it still happens let me know.\015\012\015\012BMW
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