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Rechargable batteries drain as soon as they are put in the camera

\015 Canon PowerShot A530 just over two years old. Worked fine for a while then batteries needed charging more and more frequently. Although the charger was bought at the same time as the camera (Uniross with new batteries) I thought maybe it was faulty so bought a new one (Energizer with new batteries) and, fully charged, they only took a couple of pictures before I was told to 're-charge the batteries', eventually saying as soon as newly charged batteries were in place, 'change the batteries'.Is this a known fault and, if so, how do I get it put right?PS This model does not appear on your drop-down list.\015

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Your circuit board has developed a short. There is only one way to fix it, replace the main circuit board. Buy an A530 camera with a cracked LCD online from someone, to fix it.
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