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Horizontal White Lines blanking out pics

Have just tried to use this camera after a couple of months of using another instead, and do not know what I'm doing wrong! I'm getting these lines both on the monitor and also when I download the pics from the card. Never had a minute's bother with it in the past. Always use it on Auto.

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Re: Horizontal White Lines blanking out pics

I had the same issue with mine recently.  Fortunately it is a problem that Nikon has had with a lot of their cameras and they are fixing them for free.  I just got mine back from Nikon and it works perfectly now.  Go to
That will give you more info on what you need to do. :)

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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That Canon Expert is not giving ur correct info i have done huindreds like this it is 100% CCD Fault and it do have a CCD unit installed either he is not a tech or he is trying something on u , pls dis regard his advice and kindly see below just call canon

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This is not a solution , but only a work around. If you do at least 1/3 zoom on your lens before clicking a photo, these lines will not appear. But this not not a convenient way I agree.
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