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Canon A630 screen black

When I power it up, I get all the white icons around the outside, then they turn off and the screen is black. In playback, the picture is fine. However, no image shows on the LCD when trying to take a photo.. just black screen.

The camera worked fine yesterday but today it just started doing this. We didn't drop it. My husband wonders if he somehow changed a setting without knowing.. but I couldn't find anything.

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Turns out my husband must have pressed a button by accident. The bottom left button says "disp" for display. Pressing that fixed the screen!

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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