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All icons on screen but black background no view . it wiped my pictures off when i copied to cd, so it says no image on playback.

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may? have fallen once? If its been dropped its definitely the problem. Try an insurance claim

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How do i remove the histogram from my lcd screen?


While viewing the picture, press the INFO button to cycle through the various available views. See the "Image Playback" section of the instruction manual (page 71 in my copy). If you need a copy, you may download it from here.

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How to change the desktop background image.


There are two ways in which to set your desired image to your desktop background.

Option 1
1) Fistly locate the picture you want as your desktop background.
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2) Then double click the image to take you into Windows Picture and Fax Viewer as the default picture viewer. Once there right click anywhere on the picture and click Set as Desktop Background from the pop up menu.
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And there you have it. The image is now your new desktop background.
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Option 2
1) Fistly locate the picture you want as your desktop background.slasher_x.gif
Then right click on the image and select Set as Desktop Background
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And there you have it. The image is now your new desktop background.
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Option 2 is a slightly quicker way of doing it as you don't really need to view the entire image in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer as long as you can see the thumbnail of it or you are in Filmstrip view.

To enable the thumbnail or filmstrip file view
In the picture folder click on the menu view and then click on the option Thumbnails or Filmstrip from the drop down menu. Or you can find the view icon on your tab menu.
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NOTE: Just remember that if your image is in a 4:3 aspect ratio, such as 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024, it will be distorted and stretched if you are using as a background on a widescreen monitor.

Older 4:3 monitors (square monitors) use sqarish image resolutions such as 800x600, 1024x768 and 1280x1024.
Newer widescreen monitors use widescreen image resolutions such as 1152x864, 1600x900, 1680x1050 and 1920x1080.

on Nov 10, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When viewing pictures on playback some turn black and no image is available? Does anyone know why this happens? Thanks.


Hello SugarAlmonds,

If by that you mean some pictures are OK and some are blank/no image available... that usually happens when the pictures have been edited (could be accidentally by rotating it while viewing it) in a computer OR the pictures are not properly deleted. So, when viewing pictures from your camera to your computer, it is always better to copy all of them first to your computer then you can view/edit the copied files.

To correct the problem, copy ALL the pictures to your computer and then format your memory card using your camera.

Note: all pictures on your memory card will be deleted when you format it.

I hope this helped you.
-damneddle

Oct 11, 2011 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 Digital Camera

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The LCD screen on my 40D shows the image taken, or the live view image, but there are large areas of missing image. Almost like the picture has been laid on a black background then a large piece torn out...


If the Live View shows areas of total black, the LCD is probably faulty and needs to be taken to a Canon Dealer for repair/replacement. I believe the pictures are still okay on the computer in this case?

Mar 25, 2010 | Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

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Cannot record due to a black screen


OK, that means you can see clear picture in playback of old recorded tapes and camcorder just wont give you live view to record any more.
If its true then it is known problem/ failure of ccd imager in your JVC GR-D33 camcorder.
JVC will repair it free of cost, click JVC CCD Imager Advisory for details.
Thanks.

Sep 17, 2009 | JVC GR-D33US Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Sony digital video camera mode no. DCR-HC14E not showing pictures/recording


If your Sony DCR-HC14E shows fine picture in playback of old tapes and does not give live view in camera mode to record then its CDD Imager problem that Sony will repair free of cost.
Click Sony CCD Imager Support for details.

Jun 10, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-HC14E Mini DV Digital...

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Cannot locate Playback mode for Polaroid i1035 Didital Camera


It may have something to do with your camera running on auto, internal, or sd option for your memory storage.

When you get to your black screen, try pressing the "w" in your zoom to see if you have taken any pictures. You did find the playback mode...so congradulations.
----just an idea
John

Dec 03, 2008 | Polaroid i1035 Digital Camera

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Black screen in shoot mode


The most common cause of this is a failed image sensor. Usually the playback mode will let you view pictures taken before the issue happened just fine and you will also be able to view the menu system just fine. When viewing the screen in an image taking mode, however, there is typically discolorations, horizontal or vertical lines, image bluring or distortions, or simply a black screen.

This situation, if caused by the image sensor, has to serviced and cannot be fixed by the user. If you are within your one year warranty and no user damage has been done to the camera, the camera will be fixed at no charge. If beyond the 12 month period however the customer may opt to have the unit repaired at a cost or take advantage of the Canon Loyalty Program and upgrade to refurbished S3 IS at an alternate discounted price.

Hope this helps.

Sincerely,
HeavyDLB

May 31, 2008 | Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

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No picture on lcd & view finder


PLease see http://www.fixya.com/support/t131881-sony_cam_recorder_wont_record for more information on this i have had the same problem, faulty CCD image processor chip.

Apr 01, 2008 | Video Cameras

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Display images missing on MP3, background black!


You can set one of your own pictures as the background by viewing it and holding down the center touch pad button. The bottom of the screen will say Set Wallpaper and you can let go of the button. now that picture will be set as your background image

Jan 16, 2007 | Samsung Yepp YP-Z5AB / YP-Z5AS MP3 Player

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