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Lines running vertically through LCD

Hello, today I just dropped my 720SW (1st time). It only fell about 2-3 ft. Unfortunately, after the drop when I turn on the camera, the screen only shows multicolored vertical lines. I can still take pictures if I point & guess method and the pictures are still pretty good, but I can't see what I am viewing on my LCD. I bought this camera a year and a half ago and it seems it's out of warranty. Can you recommend how I can fix the display myself? If not, do you know where I can download a service manual for this camera? Any help would be great.
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This has damaged a cinnexion I suspect
A repair is a workshop job
And usually only by the manufacturer
This will as as dear almost as buying a new camera

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