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No display; flash busy message is in view finder; new battery

Camera was working fine and all of a sudden I have a blank display and the flash buSY is in the view finder. I have removed battery, recharged & replaced; removed memory card, what is this and what can be done to reset ?

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I had the same problem, camera is only 5 months old and still under warrenty. I sent it into cannon for repair...mother board was shot...new board installed...have used the camera 2 times since getting it back...camera has died on me again...same problem. Have to send it back again! Don't recommend this camera to anyone!

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There maybe a problem with your memory card. Try using a differnt memory card or a new memory card to see if solves the problem.

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