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I have a Canon Power Shot S2 IS. It has worked great since I purchased it but recently developed a quirk. I can turn it on and take a picture. The still picture will then show for a short time, and then the screen goes black. The only way I've been able to take another picture is to turn the camera off and then on to take another picture, but after that the same thing happens. This makes the "lag time" VERY long!! ;-) Any suggestions?? Thanks in advance!

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A full reset might help you out, so the battery can be taken out along with the memory and kept aside for more than 12 hours, overnight will be good. this might help to set the clock and microprocessor back to reset once again from any inborn errors.
Now take your memory card to be scanned in your PC. use the card reader to accept the card and check the files,. remove all photos and format the card.
There after insert the battery and set the clock. now insert the card and try to shoot.
If the fault occurs there seems to be a creep in error in the system mechanism as it fails to reset back to the next shot. Remove battery, keep the lens on palm and tap while the battery is inserted to reset the shutter sensors.
If none of these tips work I am afraid the help of the Canon service must be sort for evaluation and estimation.

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