Hey there same thing happened to me, solution go to setup button where it says camera go down to digital zoom turn to on,
then go to setup 1 where it says conversion lens, turn to off solved my problem
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Error 99 is one irritant in many Canon SLRs. In general, it means there is some problem with the contacts. So try cleaning the electrical contacts of the body and lens with a pencil eraser.Please take care to hold the camera upside down while doing this so that the residue does not fall inside. Also take out the battery and clean the contacts. Now re-attach everything and try taking the image. Also check if your lens has an aperture ring and aperture lock. If so, lock the aperture ring at the minimum aperture. If these do not solve the problem, try updating the firmware to the latest one.
it depends on what the problem acctually is. In my experience with cammeras such as these, a problem of this nature is not worth the trouble, but if you really like the cammera then take the covers off by removing the screws around the cammera body. Start by removing the back peace. you wont need to remove the door for the batteries or the two screws around the mount on the bottom of the cammera that hold the screw tripod mount in place. once you remove the backing you will expose at least one more screw on the side that holds the front cover on. you will want to very carefully remove the wires for the backing by pulling back the ribbon cable retainer clip and the ribon cable retainer clip must be pulled back carefully for the shutter switch as well when removing the front pannel of the cammera. Unplug the yellow wire for the micro switch in the front if applicable and then you will have exposed the lense. remove the screws holding the lense assembly in and then look around at the operation. THERE IS A CAPACITOR IN THE FRONT OF THE CAMMERA THAT WILL SHOCK YOU!!! DO NOT TOUCH THE BOARD. I've been shocked by the thing at least 3 times today so dont get all hasty. you will probably notice one of the gears are stuck or something you can buy a new lense assembly and install it but it is probably just as much as the cammera. I would sugges trying to repair it or if it is too damaged throw it away. It depends on what you find. you can look up small gears on line but it also may just need to be set back in or cleaned. You may also want to replace the cammera battery while you are in there. When removing the back pannel start from the bottom of the cammera and slightly hinge up and pull the backing away genly as to not snap the retainers in the upper part of the cammera or yank out the ribbon cable. REMOVE THE BATTERY BEFORE YOU BEGING. WITH THE BATTER REMOVED THE CAPACITOR WILL STILL SHOCK YOU. be careful.
Um... there really wasn't much in the way of software that came with the camera, actually I don't know if I ever installed any of it. I remember installing a driver on my old windows 98 computer, but XP and Vista detect it automatically and automatically open the standard windows application. You need to describe what the icon under the battery looks like as I know of a few that appear there. Whenever you adjust the zoom it automatically brings up a zoom bar under the battery.
my friend had the same problem with his kodak camera, the problem was that the aperture refuses the open. his solution was accidental, not sure if it will work on yours. he released the battery for a while, then after a day or two, he puts them back in, and the aperture opens up. try it