Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

I am observing problem with my canon powershot A520 camera which was purchase 5 years back, now every time I power on the camera it ask to set date and time and does not retain it what is likely problem with my camera ?



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I am observing problem with my canon powershot A520 camera which was purchase 5 years back, now every time I power on the camera it ask to set date and time and does not retain it what is likely problem with my camera ?


How long has it been since you had it serviced ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Hello, When I just bought this camera several years ago, I entered the time and date settings and after I've done this it never asked for time/date settings again. But now every time I turn on the power button, I have to set the time an date and press "SET" for OK. I read somewhere on the internet that others have encountered this problem as well. Can this be solved??? Thanks in advance, **** Muilwijk


You may need to take it in to the camera place to get the internal batery for the clock replaced also you may need to up load the driver program for the camera ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

My canon powershot camera goes to set the date and time every time I turn it on. I set the date and time, take a few pictures, turn off the camera, turn it back on again and it ask for the date and time to be set again. This problem developed after a year and a half of no problems. Is there some way to set the clock where it will continue after it is turned off?


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Every time I turn my camera on it asks me to set the time zone, area I am in, date, etc...again. It's causing problems when I download pictures. They're all out of order. Even when I reset the date, time, etc. it always asks me to reset it every single time I turn on my camera.


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... Casio EXILIM EX-FC100 Digital Camera

Camera Canon A710 IS started to ask set time date when turned on


When the camera is left without power for an extended period of time, the time and date settings are gone. You need to reset them and when you're finished, click the set/ok button twice. ... Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera

I have a canon ixus 9515. It works perfectly apart from the time and date. It sets the time and date no problem and it does adjust the time whilst taking photos. However as soon as the camera is turned off the time and date resets itself to the original information put in


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KODAK LS753: when the camera is powered up the screen comes on to set date and time. The selector five way switch can move between set and cancel. When the switch is pressed straight in nothing happens. I was thinking there may be a hard reset somewhere on the camera to clear this glitch. Cycling the power does not change anything.


... Kodak EasyShare LS753 Digital Camera

Every time I turn on my Casio EX-Z75 camera it asks for the date and time and pressing the set button twice did not work nor resetting it to defaults or formatting the camera. Is there a way to hard reset the entire device to factory settings?


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Umm well i would think it is doing that just to save the battery so lik wen u turn it on then i would use it as soon as u turn it on if not it probley thinks ur not going to use it so lik i said turn it on and use it as soon as u turn it on......... ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

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