Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera ?

Overexposure when taking snaps without flash. with

\015 Canon a430 model. overexposure when taking snaps without flash. with flash no problem\015

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Planned obsolescence? Mine is doing the same thing.
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