Having problems with your Sony Cybershot S650 Digital Camera ?

Turns itself off every time I try to take a photo

\015 The problem with my DSC-S650 did not crop up until 2 days ago. I had recently heard about certain tech gadgets having problems adjusting to the New Year, because of the extra day in 2008. (This is my camera's first leap year; it's not even two years old.) So maybe that's why my camera's acting weird, or maybe not.I put new batteries in and was asked to enter the date and time. No big deal, everything was normal. Tried to take a photo and just as the flash was supposed to go off, the camera shut off. Any time I tried to turn it on afterwards, the logo would flash for a second and it would completely shut off.I've tried different batteries; they work fine in my other gadgets. If I rearrange or try new ones, I am taken to the date and time screen again, and am then almost allowed to snap a photo. I keep trying, keep resetting the date, all for nothing.I had absolutely no complaints about my Cyber-Shot until the other day.\015

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I had a similar problem with my Cyber-shot S600. It just turned off every time I tried to take a photo. I bought a Sony recharger + batteries and it fixed the problem. Camera works fine and I'm impressed with the how long the batteries last between charges.
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