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All pictures with flash come out underexposed and can hardly be seen.

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Hi!
It sounds like the flash unit has to be replaced - I have seen problems like these with these cameras and changing the flash unit helped. I'm afraid you won't be able to repair it yourself. You should contact your local Canon service center.

Hope this helps!

Tom

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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