Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S600 Digital Camera ?

Camera rejecting new batters/not taking pictures

\015 At the end of October, my camera started to read my newly charged batteries as being old after about a few hours of being placed in the camera. It turns on fine and stays on, but when I try taking a picture, it dies suddenly dies on me. I tried regular, non chargeable batteries, but after a day of being in the camera I get the same problem. I've had this camera for nearly three years now and nothing like this has ever happened before. If anybody can help, I would appreciate it. This is really starting to frustrate me.\015

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Your problem may be due to corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, the camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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