Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera ?

Camera won't switch on. It appears to dscharge the battery (including the genuine Sony spare battery) as soon as I insert it.

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\015\012As a first course of action please do charge the battery atleast 4hours before you insert it on the camera. The battery tends to fail in any given time and a good charge will make it work. Before inserting the battery please press hold the power button for 10secs. then insert the battery.
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