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I have a Canon Power Shot S2-15 (5.0 mega pixels) My husband was taking pictures in the house and the image stopped showing up on the view finder or the screen. One minute it was working, the next it wasn't. I am hoping he changed a setting or something that can be reset. All of the menu items still appear, but there is no image. What happened? I really don't want to have to buy a new camera before we go on vacation. HELP!!!

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Just take out the batteries from the camera take out the memory card too and keep the camera idle for 15 Min replace the battery and try to use it if it works it is a memory card probs if not try to insert the memory card and try it should work

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