Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
Monitor stays black
\015 When I turn on the camera (cannon power shot A630) the monitor screen stays black, however pictures continue to record on my disk.\015
You may have accidentally pressed the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the LCD screen on and off to save batteries. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place. To try turning the screen back on, press the DISP button once.
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