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Lcd screen the screen illuminates,but it doesn't display anything. lcd screen is blank white, nothing displays, but it takes a picture you just can't see it.

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I think the issue with your camera could be that the ribbon cable that connects the LCD screen to the circuit board is loose somewhere. In order to fix this, you will have to carefully disassemble the camera. Inspect the ribbon cable to see if it is loose. You might have to reseat the cable. Be very careful not too damage the cable or the connector.

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Well, you're not going to fix this without opening up the camera.

The LCD screen should have to wires going to it. One is for the light that illuminates the LCD. That one is obviously working. The other is for the LCD itself - it sounds like that isn't. Either the LCD needs replaced, or that cable is loose or damaged. I'd suggest opening up the camera, finding that cable (it will likely be a thinner cable than the other), and checking for loose connections, or an obvious break or sharp bend in the cable.

Unfortunately, even if you find the cable is damaged, I'm not sure you can get it replaced. If you're not confident you can take this apart and put it back together properly, I'd suggest either taking it to a repair shop, or just using it as is. I'd hate to see you damage it further. If you are confident, however, check that cable. If it's good, contact Samsung about a replacement LCD.

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