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

Why isnt my camera working? I just got the camera on my birthday this month and it has stopped working.


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I had similar instances with two of my sony cyber shot cameras. \015\012The solution is to clean the battery contacts they may have oxidized . this is usually caused by using cheap batteries or leaving batteries in device to long without using it. hope this tip was useful
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