Having problems with your Sony Digital Cameras ?

I have a sony cybershot 5 megapixel 3x optical zoom carl zeis and the thing is that it is not working that is when i insert the cells and press the power button , it doesnot respond and it seems like that the camera is not recognizing the cells that is it is not getting power . what do you suggest

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Try to show it to some repair shop/man for exact problem
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