Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?

Camera came on for a few minutes then shuts down completely

\015 My camera will not turn on for more than a minute or two and then shuts down and won't come back on. I just purchased a new battery for $50 and, after charging it and putting it in the camera, it came on for about 2 minutes and then shut off and won't come on again. I have cruise pictures I wanted to download and share. What's wrong? What do I do?\015

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