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Power shot SD 110 dark screen

When i turn on my camera, the screen is totally dark, as if it doesn´t work and flickers slightly. When you take pictures, and watch them on the camera or a computer, it shows a dark box as if it isn´t taking the picture. However, when you can see previous pictures taken before this problem presented itself.
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  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    Last week my camera worked just fine. This week I turned on my camera and the screen is black with a scrolling white lines. Then the lines flicker and go back to scrolling. I bought a new battery and disc but that didn't solve anything. Is my camera toast? Can it be fixed? Will fixing it cost more than a new camera? Help.

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    Last week my camera worked fine. This week when I turn it on the screen is black with a white scrolling line. Some times the white flickers but mostely scrolls. I tried a new battery and new disc but that didn't help. What happened?

  • kristian928 Oct 13, 2008

    Having the same issue. Can Access all the menu options, and even bring up any of the old pictures, but when trying to video or take new pictures, no such luck.

  • joijoi Nov 28, 2008

    Yup, me too. Can view menu just fine, but screen shows black in picture-taking and video modes, and lo, the pictures and videos turn out almost solid black with no resemblance to the photo subject.

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    me too

  • an_dre_a Dec 14, 2008

    i have the same problem

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I have the same problem...can view old photos taken, and scroll through all the menu options, but no new picture/video can be taken. :-( Any help???

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2009

    zohail - I think you just saved us a few hundred dollars. I called this morning, and canon is sending us a postage paid envelope so we can send in the camera!

  • David Shultz Jun 07, 2013

    When I want to take a picture the screen is black. Only when I review the pictures I can view them perfectly. Why? Can It be fixed?

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