Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera ?
The battery will not charge when I plug it into the computer. It is completely dead, black screen. Thanks
The S210 does not charge the battery via a USB connection. You need to take the battery out of the camera and charge it with the charger that came with the camera. If you don't have the original charger, there are several replacements on the market.
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