Having problems with your Gateway DC-T50 Digital Camera ?

My gateway camera keeps showing battery cover open.

\015 WHEN TRYING TO TAKE A PICTURE THE SCREEN KEEPS SAYING:BATTERY COVER OPEN. I CAN NOT TAKE A PICTURE.\015

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