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Focusing problem The lcd screen displays dark colors with vertical white streaks when I turn on the camera. It will playback previously taken shots correctly. It will playback current shots as they look on the lcd screen. It seems to take the pictures normally. All other functions seem to work.

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    lcd screen has purple and white streaks cannot take photo flash works

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Your camera model was included in the general recall issued last year for the CCD factory defect. Here's a link to the announcement, you can also see a screenshot there for comparison - http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=DSCV1&news_id=118 If for some reason sony tells you that it's not the same problem with your camera - it could still be a CCD defect, or the camera's main PCB. Try not to take a no for an answer and get it fixed through sony. Good luck

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