Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

My camera will not turn on at all and I am using rechargable batteries that I just charged. I can't get it to do anything. And, we just took a trip to S. Africa and took 600 pictures w/it less than a month ago, but when got home, it died.

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Make sure to check all battery contacts - clean with alcohol and see if that solves your "no power" problem. Seems that I have read about this problem elsewhere. Keep looking around the web for other answers.
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