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Canon power shot a540 zoom function is stuck, zoomed all the way. also, in "play" mode, i can only see last image shot. the button to view previous or next pictures is not responding.

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Serious internal damage to circuitry. Sell it as-is at an auction house somewhere to recover some money.
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