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Camera has a problem

When i try to take a picture, I open the lens cover and my screen just flickers and then goes a gray color... All the icons are there and you can see the pictures i have taken on my card. Just happen this weekend..... Any help???

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Canon Technical Support for this one. This is possibly a known issue and warrants a replacement camera.

Posted on Jul 05, 2007

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