Having problems with your Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera ?

What do you clean it with alcohol or dry cloth tissue etc

\015 I don't want to put something wet in it to mess it up more\015

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Start with a dry cloth. If that doesn't do it, try a pencil eraser (be sure to blow all the gunk out afterward). Only if there's still crud on the contacts then resort to a little alcohol. Don't pour it onto the contacts directly, but onto a cloth.
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What do you clean it with alcohol or dry cloth tissue etc


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