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Camera wet with salt water

\015 I have a Canon PowerShot S51S which got splashed with salt water. When it dried it would not operate then the next day it did now it won't turn on at all. tried new batteriesetc still wont go can you help\015

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Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and hold the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera. Select Yes...
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