The camera turns on ok but when i press the button to take the photo nothing happens. the green squares appear on the screen like when it was working but now there is no "beep" when they appear like before. can you help me please? thank you.
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Re: canon powershot a400 won't take a picture
Hi,I would suggest you to first trying switching off your device for 5 minutes. This restores and refreshes the device. Go for it Let me know if this works, if it doesn’t then I’ll provide some other alternative solution. Thanks
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Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.
The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.
Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program such as iPhoto.
to make the green square show up just press the shutter button until half (this is called the half press) when the green square shows up then it means that the camera has focused already, if not repeat the process til green square comes out you can press the shutter button fully to take picture when you see the green square...