Question about Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera

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Turns on, takes pictures, blank screen

My canon powershot SD450 the screen is blank when I turn it on to take a picture. It is just black. The green light that usually comes on also disappears after about 5 seconds. It still takes pictures normally, and i can view them, but I can't see on the screen. Does anyone have an answer?

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  • Laura Bredenberg Apr 29, 2007

    also, the screen is fine in video mode but not camera mode. the battery is fully cahrged. the camera is only about 8 months old.

  • Laura Bredenberg Apr 29, 2007

    thanks! it worked.

    yeah i could view the pictures, just the screen is black for the camera mode.

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2007

    My camera is on, but I have a blank screen -- in every mode, which is
    different than the other similar problems posted. Battery is fully
    charged; I pushed the display button, which does not bring the screen
    up. Last nite, the problem arose for the first time, and when I pushed
    the display button, it did bring the screen up. But today, I've got
    nothing. -- Annette W.

  • Annette W Dec 11, 2007

    My camera is on, but I have a blank screen -- in every mode, which is
    different than the other similar problems posted. Battery is fully
    charged; I pushed the display button, which does not bring the screen
    up. Last nite, the problem arose for the first time, and when I pushed
    the display button, it did bring the screen up. But today, I've got
    nothing.

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Who would ever thought.. thank you as well!

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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I HAD THE SAME EXACT PROBLEM!

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Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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Hi. Press the DISP button on the bottom right portion of your camera, just below the Menu button. Ours had the same problem.

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

I know in most digital cameras there is an option buried in one menus to turn display OFF. Perhaps, you can have a look around in the various menus to turn screen back on. Also, there should be another button or feature that allows you to view the shots you've taken.

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

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