Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera ?

My camera got wet in the rain and now it wont work

\015 What can I do, will it fix itself\015

Answers :

Take out the batteries. Take a hair dryer and try blowing the hot air along all sides of the camera. If your camera has a plastic body, make sure not to stay in one area to avoid discoloring the plastic.

Blow the air in for a good 5 minutes. This trick has worked a few times on cameras and cell phones.

If it still doesn't work, more than likely you have shorted out the circuit and it will need to be disassembled.
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