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Flash wont come on

It's Christmas Eve, and I need my camera to work tomorow night!
Flash will not go on no matter what setting I put it to. I select the flash to come on and when I take a picture, it doesn't flash. Not to mention taking pictures in daylight or inside, they come out really dark. Almost bin time?
Please help!

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  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2008

    I have the same pronblem, the flash will not work at all and all inside pictures come out dark.

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2008

    I've been having this problem for some time now, thought it ws me but I guess not. I wonder how many other folk are in this predicament or is it build in obsolescence by Canon?

  • ivers May 14, 2008

    same here.. flash won't come on and all photos (esp. indoor) come out very dark.  I've also played around with all the settings & tried trouble shooting but nothing works.



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If your flash is failing, it will require service by Canon.

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