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Flash not working

My flash does not work on my Canon SD 300.

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  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2008

    flash does not work

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2008

    Flash quit working

  • luppy Feb 25, 2008

    hi dropped camera now flash does not work.every thing else o.k.

  • tommigirl Mar 12, 2008

    my flash is not working

  • JillyF Mar 22, 2008

    My flash doesn't work, either. Any suggestions???

  • skellett101 Mar 30, 2008

    My flash won't work.

  • daimo May 11, 2008

    hi i bought camera 3 years ago and used only a few times but now flash does not work, any suggestions? thank you regards

  • jmcm Jun 29, 2008

    When I am on autofocus, the flash symbol without the "A" flashes and I cannot take a picture, even without the flash. I can only take pictures on manual focus and with NO flash. It worked fine a few days ago. It has been dropped, but that was almost a year ago and it has been working fine up until now.

  • nstassen Sep 03, 2008

    Flash does not work after a lake vacation where it performed flawlessly. Turned the flash settings to all specified with the same results. Removed battery/installed and no reset taken.... can the bulb possibly burn out?



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Anyone found a soluton for this? My Ixus 700 worked fine one day, but the next the flash wont go off. The little flash icon is showing on LCD and the red eye reduction lights as well but the camera wont tae the picture!

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