Having problems with your Canon IXUS V2 Digital Camera ?

On power up the view screen is dark with a few vertical coloured lines. will take a photo but the result is just a dark screen. Old photos on the camera can be viewed normally. Menu and all other functions seem to work ok.

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.
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