Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S30 Digital Camera ?

I bought a canon powershot at a garage sale and it did not have a book with it. I feel like an idiot, i can't figure out how to turn it off????


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The same you turned it on (more or less). In Shooting Mode, simply slide the lens cover closed. In Replaying Mode, slide the power/replay lever (just behind the mode dial) to the right.

You can download a copy of the manual from the manufacturer's web site at http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=322&modelid=7489
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