Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I have the Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Elph camera. The camera does not flash for any picture, even in unlit areas. I have tried everything under the menu and func. set.


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Did you also try the flash button that's actually on the back of the camera?
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