Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?
My Canon S2IS is not powering up even though I have tried new batteries. The contacts all seem clean, and the camera wasn't handled in any rough way. Just wondering if you had any suggestions.
Thanks so much!
Clean the contacts first with a pencil eraser and then with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. The film that collects on them is invisible.
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