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Hi, when i turn on my camera all appears ok, but when i click any buttons incuding the shutter the 'busy' sign comes. Any Ideas?

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You have two choices 1. take it to a repair shop and get a quote[almost the price of a new camera I wager] 2. Try your self[bearing in mind that if you cant fix it you'll have to buy a new camera] Chances are the in dropping it the button has forced it self through an aperture in the casing so that it cannot return. If you have access to fine screw drivers[Jewellers/watchmakers]slack off the screws holding the case together- done take 'em right out just slack 'em-it might pop right back out- if it does tighten up.

Posted on May 07, 2007

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turn camera off, take out battery, put in a one you know is charged up. Then turn on camera and try again. The numbers may just be from in the 'info button' and will disappear when taking a photo. I am wondering if the battery is dead is why the shutter won't work and has nothing to do with 'numbers.'

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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Dear phill523:

Unfortunately the solution is to call Canon (1-800-828-4040) and send the camera into the Service Center for repair.

Hope this helps a bit.

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Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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GO **** YOURSELF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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i hust send it to repair lest wait...

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If you see the “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the
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Hope this helps. Please do rate my answer. Thanks.

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