Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera ?

My canon power shot sx10is wont turn on

\015 It wont turn on. Ive put new batteries in, old batteries, rechargeable batteries and even an ac power cable but it will not turn on. Could it be a problem with the power button itself?\015

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I know I'm too late with this answer for the original post, but if anyone new finds this while searching for an answer for a canon sx10 is that won't start, try this.
\012Open the battery compartment remove the batteries, now take another close look at the battery compartment. You should see a tab with "CR1220" written on it. Get your fingernail under the tab and lift. You will remove a CR1220 lithium button battery. This battery seems to function like the PRAM battery on a computer mother board, if it's dying the camera will loose it's date settings, if it's dead the camera won't start. Replace the battery and slide the tab gently back in place.
Yes that good very well be the problem. if it is the problem then most likely it has been damaged some how.
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