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Canon G5 Menu and function do no work

I mave a canon G5 powershot.It takes pictures and the LCD is working but but the menu ,Set buttons do not work. The setup screen comes on and freezes. set or menu buttons will not change it. I switch to camera mode and press shutter release to clear the screen

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When you say the shutter is open, you can see the purple glass lens from the front?

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The same lamp used for AF is also used as a preflash for redeye reduction. Turn off redeye reduction as well as AF assist.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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I posted this on another link to this site where they were having the sam eproblem so this may work for you.

OK, I think I worked it out. The shutter button was not working correctly. They wanted at least $182 to ship it off to a Canon repair facility. Give me a break! My husband spilled coffee on his personal laptop and then several weeks later spilled juice on his work laptop...I'm thinking...hello...learn any lessons yet. Anyway, he couldn't get the keyboard to work properly on his personal laptop (apparently it didn't like all the caffeine) so he bought some Precision Electronics Cleaner at Radio Shack and tried to clean it. That didn't work so we had to order another keyboard. But, that gave us the idea to try the cleaner on the shutter button. The button worked fine in the half way down focus position so we figured the spring under the button was still working but the contact when you pressed it all the way down was not activating the shutter. If we jiggled the button a bit it would take the photo so that meant the contact needed cleaning in order to take a picture with out mashing or jiggling. So short story long, I sprayed some in there and then blew some air into it to dry it out a bit quicker. The spray evaporates anyway, but that just sped up the process. It works like a charm now!!! YEAH!
Let us know if this helps. Good Luck!

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On the display button...See catalog properly....

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SOURCE: Date/time stamp control in Menu won't allow access

In many cameras these settings depend on the shooting mode. Did you change the shooting mode? If so, return to your normal shooting mode and the function should be available again.

If this doesn't fix your problem I need to know if you have your camera's user manual. If I can find the solution in your user manual I need to know if you can read the steps in your own manual or if I need to provide you a link to read the manual online.

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Service Advisory Link this applies to all products with same problem dont worry u r included just call them and tell them abt BAD CCD !

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Posted on May 21, 2009

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