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Canon PowerShot S410 smears of color on display and photos

I have a canon powershot s410 camera. It has worked great for years. Now the display shows blurry swaths of color instead of the scene that the camera is pointing at. The lens mechanism seems fine. Also, I have uploaded the pictures taken since this problem started happening to my computer, and they have the blurry swaths just like the display. It would seem the problem is with the ccd or something. Is there a way to reset the camera? Is there a repair option, or is it time for a new camera? Thanks.

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    Thank you very much! I called Canon, and they will send me a mailing label to send the camera in for repair for free. Awesome!

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500

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