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CF Light My camera was working fine, I turned it on this morning and snapped one picture, I noticed it did not show on the screen. The CF light is on and the number 252 is flashing in the little window. PLEASE tell me I just need a new card. I have used the same one for two years now and in about 30 countries, so my cam has been bounced around a bit. Thanks you so much. Q

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If you have pics on the card, see if you can download them to computer, then go into the Menu and format the card. If the card is okay, that should correct the problem. If it's defective, it will tell you the card cannot be used.

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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.
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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
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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
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