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Blank i take a pic and nothing comes up its just black pic...what do i do

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  • curtisheaps1 Sep 14, 2008

    no when i take the pic it dose not show anyting at all

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Did you accidentally hit the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera?

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    CameraR Sep 18, 2008

    If the downloaded picture is also black, then sadly this sounds like a CCD image sensor failure. You cannot fix this yourself. Canon will fix this for free if the camera is still under warranty. Call 1-800-OK-CANON for repair.

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