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My canon powershot a85 may have been dropped and when a picture is taken it is smudged mainly on the bottom part of the pic.

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500

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Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.

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If your Canon A85 shows distorted image in live view (camera mode) then its known problem of ccd imager chip failure. Check below image.
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Please confirm if its canon A85 camera or any other model to provide you more info.

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.

Applicable cameras include:
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I think you are saying that camera is no more shows live image in LCD to take pictures, right?
And you can see previously taken picture in camera LCD in playback mode.
if thats true then your Canon A85 got bad ccd iamger chip problem and this chip needs to be replaced.
Canon will replace it free of cost, click Canon CCD Imager Advisory for details.

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This definitely sounds like a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

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This is a CCD problem It is known about. Checkout Canon customer support for replacement or discount on a new one

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