Having problems with your HP Photosmart 945 Digital Camera ?

Flashing Light When I turn my 945 on it just flashs white on the whole LCD screen and the lens doesn't come out and it wont turn off unless I remove the batteries. Help.. I love this camera


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I have had a HP Photosmart 945 for a few years now. A few days ago was\015\012the first time I saw my camera experience the problem described above.\015\012I thought something is wrong with the on-bard logic.

Replacing\015\012my batteries (4x2300mAh NiMH AAs) with four other freshly charged\015\012batteries of the same kind didn't fix it. The camera's LCD kept\015\012flashing on and off for almost an hour until my family got tired of it\015\012and turned it off by removing the batteries.

I just replaced the rechargeable batteries with four regular alkaline batteries and now suddenly it works. Go figure.

The\015\012moral is that changing the batteries sometimes helps. When it works, it\015\012will get your camera going for a while. The problem, however, doesn't\015\012seem to be battery-related or I would have seen it a long time ago with\015\012smaller-capacity batteries like alkaline AAs. Something is very wrong\015\012with the camera itself, that much is clear.

Best-case scenario\015\012now is that I have an unreliable camera that can give out at any\015\012moment. For example today it died in mid-shot and almost spoiled a\015\012family event. For me the solution was "get a non-HP camera".

I hope this helps someone out there.
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