Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

After I have taken a picture & want to take another, I cannot because the viewfinder goes black with lots of symbols on it, so I have to switch the camera off then switch it on again to be able to take the next photo.

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Your CCD image finding sensor is faulty. Canon is willing to repair this fault free of cost. They will cover the shipping costs too!
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Hello. Your camera actually has a reset function. Go to the menu, and scroll through to reset. Push it and reset your camera to the factory settings it had on the day you bought it. that should solve your problem. IF it does not, you have a much more serious issue which only a Canon repair shop can deal with, other wise your warranty will be voided. Regards, Joe
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