Having problems with your GE A730 Digital Camera ?

Battery exhausted warning and eats new duracell without even starting!!

\015 My GE A730 is giving me tons of problems! first off i see a battery exhausted sign even when i put in new batteries. (alkaline) to make things worst the camera does not even start properly and the new batteries are totally exhausted without even staying on long enough to take a picture. Are these models the worst designs when it comes to power usage or is there something really wrong with my camera? if so plz tell me what needs to be done in order to remedy the problem. Thanks!!\015

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Actually I have this camera and one that didn't stay on without fresh batteries every few minutes was given to me to tinker with. It is a software problem and if you are patient and follow the directions exactly...a simple firmware upgrade should resolve this issue for you.
\015\012Go to: http://www.general-imaging.com/us/firmware.html
\015\012Locate the blue box on the left that says QUICK LINKS and then click on FIRMWARE UPGRADES and locate your camera model. I hope this is helpful.
There is something very wrong! is this camera under warranty, if so you should get in touch with them.To drain your battery that quick would have to be a short in the primary circuit.
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