Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?
Camera clicks continuously when turned on but doesn't work
\015 When I try to start the power shot, at first I hear a repeated clicking that continues and the screens don't light up and the zoom lens won't come back in when shut off... also, there is a final rapid three beep before it shuts off..\015
The problem that you described is frequently battery related. Make\015\012sure that your batteries are the correct type for the camera, and that\015\012they are fresh/fully charged. If the batteries are OK, the problem is\015\012frequently due to corrosion on the contacts inside the camera. Remove\015\012the batteries and wipe the inside contacts firmly with a dry cloth\015\012(heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or\015\012sand paper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery\015\012compartment during cleaning, wipe the ends of the batteries, and\015\012replace them in the camera. This cleaning process works about 90% of\015\012the time, and I hope that it cures your problem.
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Camera clicks continuously when turned on but doesn't work
The problem that you described is frequently battery related. Make\015\012sure that your batteries are the correct type for the camera, and that\015\012they are fresh/fully charged. If the batteries are OK, the problem is\015\012frequently due to c ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
I use to follow what the message says but the camera doesn't click. it doesnt work. I put it off and turn on again, but still same problem. Usually if you half press it, it will autofocus, but now there is no reaction. What will I do?
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