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White background in real world turns purple or magenta in digital photo

My slightly over one-year old Canon PowerShot A85 still works okey except that anything white in the real world becomes purple or magenta in the digital photo. Has anyone experienced this problem and found the solution?

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If you go to www.canon.co.uk. Go to technical support, then follow the links to your camera, a notice should pop up about the problem you are having. They are offering free repair for: Abnormal colours Distorted image Abnormal image It says its a CCD problem https://self-service.canon-europe.com/uk/pages/

Posted on May 13, 2007

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