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Canon Power Shot S1IS 10x optical zoom 3.2 mega pixels: I turn the camera on and cannot view any subject images either through the viewfinder or LCD screen. The cap is off and the LCD screen and viewfinder are completely black. The display information works fine.

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Your Canon S1IS camera has defect in CCD Sensor and Canon will repair it Free Of Cost. For details, please click Canon CCD Notice and confirm by giving call to Canon.
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Find the difference below

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mode_dial.gif 3. Aim the camera at the subject.
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af_frame_indicator_a70.gif 6. Press the shutter button all the way.
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