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Canon Powershot S45 Won't Take Picture

Camera seems to function fine, but when I take a photo, in any form, the viewing screen powers up blank. The camera had been working fine, and no trauma occured to the device. When taking pictures, they come up as a black field, and download the same. What's up?

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  • MM10 Feb 09, 2008

    same problem with a brand now powershot A720 - out of the box it took a few pics and then turned black. occasionally, it will turn on and take a picutre, but most of the time when I turn it on all I get is a black screen (with icons) and a black picture

  • honey6010 May 07, 2009

    I have the same problem the screen is blank I tried to take a picture manually it is working but when I review the pic the screen is blank when I down load it in my computer it came out blank can somebody help me is there any thing I can do to fix this.

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I have the same problem with my powershot s45 I was told to bring it to the canon service department in my area and the cost to fix it 165.00. so for me it's better to buy a new one than getting it fix.

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If you are beyond the one year factory warranty, you do qualify for the upgrade program. As of last check, your model qualifies for the S3 is for $165 plus shipping.

Call Canon and ask about Canon Loyalty Program.

Hope this helps!

Posted on May 30, 2008

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