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My screen is black. Can you help me?

The screen is black but the menu and functions will appear on it. Everything appears to be working even the flash. It just doesnt show a picture of what I am photographing.

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  • rockrules925 Feb 07, 2008

    My screen is black with an exception for previous pictures Ive taken and all of the menue fixings. Lots of people are having this happen. what do we do?

  • doubleup Feb 21, 2008

    I too am having this problem. My camera shows past photos fine & all the menu/display is working...but the view finder screen is black & all new picture taken are black too. It happened a few days ago, but went back to normal. Today it stays black! Help!!! My daughter is learning to crawl & I NEED to capture these moments!

  • ashleybt Mar 11, 2008

    Screen is black, all functions work besides that

  • Bcems134 Mar 12, 2008

    Mine worked fine yesterday and today has a black screen. All the old pics are there, but nothing I do today will show up at all.

  • baj10 Mar 13, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. It was fine one minute, and not it's just black, no matter how bright the subject is. Flash and menus work fine.

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Mine must be a different model than yours, since the card doesn't touch the cover.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

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Found a very useful recommendation on:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t136499-black_screen

This corrected the problem!!

The hardest part was getting the metal bracket for the SD card holder back in place. It needs to attach to the back cover first before snapping the back cover in place.

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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