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Flash wont come on

It's Christmas Eve, and I need my camera to work tomorow night!
Flash will not go on no matter what setting I put it to. I select the flash to come on and when I take a picture, it doesn't flash. Not to mention taking pictures in daylight or inside, they come out really dark. Almost bin time?
Please help!

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Re: Flash wont come on

If your flash is failing, it will require service by Canon.

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