Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera ?

My 4300 shuts down all by itself after a few shots, then it will not stay on at all. Battery is new and fully charged.

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Thanks, unfortunately......

This camera doesn't take multiple batteries, hence no option in the menus. If the charger was not working correctly, I'd think I'd get a worn or dead battery signal from the camera - nope. When it goes down, I get a message in red text on the screen stating, "please wait until the camera completes the saving process" - then it shuts down completely.

Thanks for your suggestion.
In these kinds of digital cameras of this age, make sure you have picked the correct battery in the menus. If the wrong batteries are chosen, it can cause the battery to discharge faster and other problems. On the other hand this camera uses a proprietary battery.
It may help to check the menus. Go to the menu and set all to factory settings as much as you can. You may find set all to default or some such wording. Then test.
To test the camera, it may be advantageous to test the charger. It has happened that the battery charger could have problems with charging.
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