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Focus and LCD display problems

I have a brand new camera and have only used it once. Went to use it again and the LCD screen has gone all fuzzy and pixely. It is also very slow to use the digital zoom and I cant focus in this mode. I have to hold the zoom button for quite a while to get it to switch over to zoom.Unfortunately it doesnt say anything about troubleshooting this in the manual. What should I do as I am at a bit of a loss as to how to solve this problem. Any help would be very much appreciated. Regards Sally

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There is a fully comprehensive manual in PDF format on the CD. However this does seem to be a fault Canon Customer support will advise on the next course of action depending on the age of the camera

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