Having problems with your HP Digital Cameras ?

I have a HP camera CW450t camera and cannot turn it on with the power button on top. I know the batteries are good because I can turn on the camera with the review button and review the pictures that I have taken. When the power button is pressed the green light on the back of the camera flashes but the lens does not come out and the led screen does not come on. when you take your finger off of the on/off button the green light goes off as well.


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Had the EXACT same problem with the CW450 model. I called support because I was mad and wanted it replaced. The support tech helped me through the issue. The answer is- NiMH. Alkaline batteries are unstable and not powerful enough for use with this camera even though the camera supports it. He asked me what I was using and I told him Alkaline. He said try some NiMH right now- by dumb luck, I had a charger in the wall with nickel batteries. This is what he had me do:\012
\012Put the NiMH batteries in.\012Take out your SD card.\012Turn on your camera.\012Go to options and go to memory kit and format.\012Go to options and do a factory reset by selecting Reset All.\012Turn off the camera. \012Put your memory card back in.\012Turn it back on and go crazy with it trying to take video and pictures. \012
\012I have been messing with it for an hour now and it works perfectly. He told me to test it for at least 2 days and if it still malfunctions they will send me a new one. \012If the fix I shared with you didn't work call them up and work with them. \0121-866-694-7633 if you are under warranty they will replace it for you.
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