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Black screen my camera turns on with sound, but the screen is black

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  • reinauerre Feb 26, 2008

    I hooked my Canon powershot S30 up to my computer with my USB cable to try and download my photos. My laptop has Vista so I didn't have the driver needed for the camera. I went to the Canon website and found the drivers and they said they didn't have one for Vista so I thought I would try to download the one for XP just to try it to see if it would work. Sometimes I can click on a button on Vista and tell it to run like it would with XP. Anyway, I forgot to unplug my camera during this process. By the way it didn't work. When I did take my camera off the cable the screen was completely black and all of the photos that had been on my card were erased. I could turn the camera on and get the screen saver, and I could take a picture and it still flashes and makes the shutter sound like it is taking a picture but you just get a completely black picture. It's like the shutter isn't opening. Can anyone offer any help??? I am going to FL on Thurs to see my family and I need my camera.

    Charlene

  • nikinik May 05, 2008

    I dont have any manual for my cam, so id like to know if ever u could help me about simple things, in turning off my cam

  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    Having the same issue and its not the display button causing the problem. Anyone have a fix?

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Did you accidentally hit the "DISPLAY" button (lower right corner) ?

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