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When i switch on lens comes out and opens but

When i switch on, the lens comes out and opens but the screen remains blank.i pocan see previous photos on card

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One of three things. First try pressing the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. If that didn't correct the problem, read on.
Second potential issue, if your camera's a Canon, and if your camera is in the following list, it's likely a CCD problem. Please see this link.
Applicable cameras include: A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a
But if your camera was not listed above, A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.

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