Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?

Theres a symbol appears which means that the flash is charging , my camera only takes photos when the flash is off ? what do i do ?? please help , thanx

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Flash needs more battery power than daylight photography. It sounds like your battery is no longer up to the job.
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