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Sony DSC P73 camera intermittent power on problem

\015 My sony DSC P73 camera is 3 years old. Of late, I am noticing that it does not power on in a consistent fashion. It sometimes turns on without any issues. Sometimes refuses to power on. It is very frustrating -- we are missing a lot of magical moments with our baby. We have ruled out a battery issue, because when it refuses to turn on, then switching to new batteries don't help. But once it turns on, it works fine...\015\012\015\012Is Sony doing anything about it -- is there a recall on this product... will they fix it for free... they fixed my Handycam for free, because it was a known issue.\015

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