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There is no view on the screen and it is blank ie black. What could be the problem? The camera is still very new.

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Check whether the camera takes pictures. Try shooting a picture and download to PC. If that is fine, then your lcd is bad. You need to replace lcd. Buy a used one sold for parts from Ebay and remove the lcd from the old one and replace in your camera. Only tool you need is a jewellers screw driver set for $1 from Dollar store.

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