Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera ?

Lens problem? when I take a picture, I have to zoom in to get a full picture, otherwise the lens seems to cut off diagonally on top and bottom.

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This sounds like your automatic lens cover on the front of your lens is sticking. If this happens, take a look at the front opening of your lens to confirm this (it's very obvious). If so, try the simple fixes listed here (don't open the front if you can avoid it):
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