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I have went through the steps and some were turned off how ever the yellow canon symbol was there but when i got to my Computer it was not there so i couldnt right click please you have been so great i appreciate you helping me i have learned something new. :)
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You posted in the wrong category but that sounds like a condensation warning. Leave the camera open indoors and allow it to warm up and dry. Keeping the tape door open will speed things up. Don't subject the camera to rapid temperature changes like warm house to cold outdoors.
Try the various white balance settings until you find the one you're looking for. If you don't find one in the presets, you can set a manual white balance using a white sheet of paper...check your owner's manual for instructions.
Error 99 is usually a lense error and gives the only real clue as to what is going on with your camera. You can try this simple fix which comes straight from Canon. Follow the steps to help isolate the issue. Note the fact that you are currently not getting the Error 99 is probably a good sign according to the troubleshoot.
To isolate the cause of the issue, we suggest that you do the following:
1. Turn off the camera. 2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card. 3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes. 4. Insert a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera. 5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If it does, then the camera should be serviced. If it does not, then please proceed to the next set of steps:
1. Turn off the camera. 2. Insert the CF card. 3. Turn on the camera. 4. Format the CF card in the camera. 5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is the most likely source of the issue. Try using a different card.
If the message does not appear, please complete the following steps:
1. Turn off the camera. 2. Clean the lens contacts by gently rubbing them with a pencil eraser or soft cloth. Be careful that you do not let any debris fall into the camera body. 3. Reattach your lens. 4. Turn on the camera. 5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
If the “ERR 99′ message only appears when one particular lens is attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
If you see the “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the camera should be serviced.
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Press the timer button until the clock symbol is displayed. Point the camera at your subject and take a shot as you normaly would. As soon as the second switch on the shutter button is pressed, the 10 second countdown will begin. A yellow lamp will flash every half a second until the last second where it will remain lit and then take the picture.
We have a Canon A520 and it was having all the symptoms noted. Searched for a resolution on numerous sites including the Canon Support site. While on the Canon Support site, I found an FAQ on "How to RESET the A520". Turn camera on, find and hold MENU button for 5+ seconds until "Reset settings to default?" screen appears. Arrow over to OK and press the SET button. When we did this the battery low indicator showed, replaced batteries with standard alkaline batteries. Everything functions properly, with no additional problems for the past 5 days. I guess the camera just lost its mind and had to be defaulted and rebooted, hope this helps.
Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. Recommend trying the first step listed for the A520: