Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?

View finder blinks "busy",replaced and reformated SD ?

\015 No LCD display.replaced battery .Cleaned contacts for SD chip and battery\015

Answers :

You need a firmware update.
Here is come copy from the Canon Rebel website:

"Firmware Version 1.0.6 incorporates the following changes.\015\012 \015\012
  1. Some\015\012cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not\015\012display, the shutter does not release, and the busy indication remains\015\012lit in the viewfinder.
  2. \015\012
  3. The message, "Err 99 Shooting\015\012is not possible. Turn the power switch to <OFF> and <ON>\015\012again or re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor,\015\012and after the above operation is carried out, the LCD monitor displays\015\012in a language that is different from the actual language setting."
Number 1 sounds familiar, hey?

I'll be authoring Fixya Tips to deal with this problem step by step, as it does seem a rampant complaint. I will post you the links as a comment as I publish them. In the meantime, feel free to wait for my detailed instructions, or head on over to here to follow Canon's directions immediately.

I hope that helps.
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