Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera ?

Every time I turn my camera on it asks me to set the time zone, area I am in, date, etc...again. It's causing problems when I download pictures. They're all out of order. Even when I reset the date, time, etc. it always asks me to reset it every single time I turn on my camera.


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