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Black screen camera powers up and all menu functions display ok but screen remains black in shooting mode

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Go to this link for UK. Near the top of the window, there is a search box. Type in 37383 and click the box right below it that is labeled "Search by Case ID". Then click the Search button. All information and instructions on the resulting page are applicable to the UK. There is a button at the bottom to contact Canon Tech Support.

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If the built in flash does not function, then the Camera flash may be turned off or ot is set to Auto and will only flash when the taking pictures in poorly lit environments. To turn on the flash so it works regardless of the lighting conditions, press the flash button on the Camera until the Forced Flash icon appears on the LCD screen. The flash button on the Camera has a lightning bolt symbol on it.
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I just got identical situation today, and I have no clue at all. However, I figure that the camera is actually working busy like someone is holding the "UP" button continuously. To see this, power on your camera at any mode except the "Scene mode". After it's on, turn the mode select knob to "Scene mode". I saw my camera menu flashing like crazy. When you press any button, the menu should stop running. But once you don't press the button, the menu start running again.
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