Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S50 Digital Camera ?

We have dropped our Canon PowerShot S50 into water. It is now not working, despite having dried out. The memory card is OK. Is there anything we can do?


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You could try fitting a new battery(s) if you haven't already.
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