Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera ?

This battery can not be used message appears right

\015 "This battery can not be used" message appears right after power up and camera shuts down. It's a 1 month old battery that came with the camera. The problem started to appear after camera got some moisture in the rain.\015

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