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LCD screen black with flashing color lines

My camera was working fine until I returned from a trip. When I open the camera and get ready to take a picture the LCD screen is black with a purple bar across the top. It doesn't show an image. When I take a picture, it flashes and snaps fine but doesn't show an image. Did something happen to it when I went through security at the airport? Is there any hope for it? I tried everything in the manual and don't find any solutions. thanks for any insight you can give me. PHH

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After reading comments on Fixya about similar problems, I decided it might be a defect in the CCD image sensor so I contacted Canon and they confirmed that it was and they said they would fix the camera without a fee. Thanks for your help.

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I decided to check Canon's website after I saw some responses on your site with similar problems and it appeared that the CCD image sensor was defective so I called Canon tech service this morning and they knew immediately when I described it to them that it was the defective CCD image sensor so they are sending me a mailing label to mail the camera to them to be fixed without a fee. Thanks to the help I got on your website it directed me to investigate that.

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