Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Camera does not take a picture evey time when it is set on the fully auto setting. A red light flashes on the bottom right hand side of the camera.



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Without the make or model of camera it's difficult to say exactly what is or has been happening.

What can be happening is, the camera can not obtain focus, light levels are to low or to high and out of the camera range of exposure, memory card is near full or internal memory is near full. A battery charge level may be causing this. Another thing is that the memory card may have a corrupt file and need the pictures downloaded to the computer and be reformatted to the camera. Formatting of a memory card is done in the camera it is being used in. Formatting should be in your camera "set up" menue
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