Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?

Seems to be o.k. with sounds and menu screens,but no image of pic shows in viewer,and no image is recorded when transferred to computer


Answers :

A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).
\015\012
\015\012To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Seems to be o.k. with sounds and menu screens,but no image of pic shows in viewer,and no image is recorded when transferred to computer


A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very b ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

Yesterday I took some pictures and when I reviewed on camera they all show up. However when I go to download on computer, one photo wont show up. It just shows as an icon. It also has sound on it which I dont know how to remove. I have tried to copy the photo, but it copies with sound and I still cant open the image. Is there anything I can do to get image? I dont understand why it shows up on the camera, but I cant transfer it off the card. Help!


Are you sure its an actual photo? If it has an icon on it, it probably is a standard file that is part of the memory stick software. Should be a very small file. ... Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera

Double Images. Under natural light, low light, basically any light... the images will show the correct photo and then a moment later another photo will superimpose itself on the first image. Only one photo. One .jpg when transferring to the computer and I can't get the photo to separate. Some are really great photos... if not for that extra photo on top of it. My problem sounds like the same as the other poster.


... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

LCD does not display photo but shows settings, menu etc. Downloaded "images" show as black on computer screen but photo data is available as if the photo had actually been taken. Flash works and shutter sound effect works. Have read that there is a potential latent defect that gives rise to this problem.


This is a known manufacturing defect and Canon will fix it for free. Look for the notice and instructions on the Canon website. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

My camera was working fine for about a year. Then one day i turned it on and the screen was black but it shows the grid and date and time also it shows the menu and the differnet scene selections. If i take a pic the flash works and the sound works, but no image just black and the time and date. i think its the shutter that is stuck?? How to fix this?? Not under warranty anymore.


Take the camera andturn off the flash. Point it toward you and take a picture. Look in the lens to see if you see the shutter activate. If you dont see this work, then your shutter may very well be stuck. \015\012\015\012There isn't reall ... Olympus FE-310 Digital Camera

I have all the softwares installed in my computer. I have downloaded images no of times. But its not happening now 1) Camera gets connected to computer 2) The window appear on the computer Where i click on ''canon camera window'' 3) CameraWindow displays on Computer & Direct Transfer Menu appears on Camera 4) i click on ''New Images'' on camera, its not transferring If i click on ''Transfer untransferred images'' on Camerawindow on computer, it says ''Folder not found'' what should i do?


Find out where "Canon Camera Window" points to for its default pictures Folder and change that path or create a Folder in the location where it is pointing to ...It seems to be directing the pictures to a non-existing Folder ! ... Canon Digital IXUS 860 IS - Digital camera - compact - 8.0 Mpix - optical zoom: 3.8 x - supported me

My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This a brand new camera and was taken excellent pic as of this friday.Thanks


My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen ... Samsung i85 Digital Camera

Transferring pics OK, This EasyShare isnt so EASY! I've never had trouble downloading pics from a camera to a computer, until now. I've installed the software, plugged the USB cord in....it will ask me if i want to transfer ALL pic, select and transfer...etc...however it shows no pic found? HELP??


Have you taken new pictures with the device, or are these already possibly transferred to your system/PC? If they are already on your PC, it will not add them again (to save you space).If you chose transfer all, what do you get as a result? Che ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera

When i transfered some pictures to a digital picture frame, some of the images show a blue screen on the camera afterwards. the image is still on the SD card when i put it in the computer but dont show ont he camera. and, it only did it to some of the transfers not all


... HP Photosmart M447 Digital Camera

My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This is almost a brand new camera used only a few weeks.


The iris is probably shut closed or the CCD is bad. The iris controls the amount of light that enters the CCD (charged coupled device). Sometime the iris get moisture inside and cannot open. Or the CCD is defective. Leave it in a dry environment for ... Samsung i85 Digital Camera

In the past I have transferred photos from my fuji finepix XD card straight to my computer. It opens the image in Windows picture gallery where I can move it around, save it, edit it etc... The last time I tried to do this it only transferred half of the photos, and would not show the rest - the computer said that the files were corrupted or not in the correct format. However, they are showing as .JPG. Today, I went to load on more photos I had taken and it goes through the transfer/import a


Reformat the internal camera memory or the memory card in the camera only. This is an option in your camera menu. ... Digital Cameras

I accidently recorded several images on the internal memory. i wish to transfer them to my computer. i have no cables to do this. my question is can i transfer images from the internal memory to a inserted blank memory card so i tcan then take that card and load it to my computer?


No you can't you will need to get the transfer cable for your camera. There are many places you can get them from on the internet. Here is an example: ... Fuji FinePix F480 Digital Camera

I have Sony DSC-P73 digital Cybershot camera. after take few shot...I can see all pic in camera by play button...but when I plugin to computer by USB port for transfer...computer shows camera found but there is no picture in there...Let see in computer my camera found as F:drive, when I click on F: only one folder found thats call MISC. but before I had another folder called DSCP...and that folder contain all pic that I take... If I run anti-virus on F:drive ....I see its scanning all pic....l


Try to follow this steps:\015\012Click start, then run, type F:\\DSCP\015\012If you can see the files there I suggest you back it up then reformat your memcard.\015\012 ... Digital Cameras

I cannot put my pictures and videos onto my computer using the iB menu that the camera has!!!!!!! Every time I tell the program to transfer the images to my computer, it says "No Media to Transfer" when there is media to be transferred!


Welcome to FixyaTry the alternate way of transferring the pictures to your computer instead of using cable. To download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plu ... Olympus SP600UZ Digital Camera

Picture download When I download my pictures to my computer they are not all showing up. When I try again, I get a message something like "already in my collection adn will not be transferred again". The pics are on my camera but do not show up on the computer.


Your camera is not numbering the pics consecutively. It is duplicating the numbers and your computer thinks the pics are already there. You are going to have to figure out the duplicates and download them to a separate folder and then rename them. ... Kodak EasyShare C913 Digital Camera

Canon sd450 won't automatically load pics from camera to computer suddenly. have to do it manually which is more time consuming. what could be wrong? usually camera screen goes grey and asks about transferring pictures. now although it communicates with the computer, it does not offer any on camera options nor does the image transfer button work.


Try using a separate card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Digital Cameras

I have a Samsung Miniket VP-MS15 digital camera, i cant seem to transfer only the pictures to my computer cause when i connect the camera through a cable the picture folder (DC..) doesnt show but the folder that contains recorded movie show.... please explain how i can transfer pictures to my windows 7.


Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to ... Samsung Miniket VP-MS15 Digital Camera

Hello, my english is not okay - soory - but I have one problem - after a transfer images to my computer - I have delete the images about the computer in my sony and now the sony- shows my display of nothing - what can I do


Http://www.tech-pro.net/how-to-recover-photos.html\012\012\012http://www.recovermyfiles.com/Hi please find above downloads for file recovery software...As long as camera was NOT used again is good chance or recover ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-U10 Digital Camera

My camera will not play back the sound with the image when it is playing back my videos. What is wrong? It makes the initial sounds for set up - but just will not play sound for video. When the video is sent to the computer, the sound is there - so I know it is recording. Thanks!


On the camera, go into the menu and select the setup. That's where you should find the option to turn on/off the video sound during camera playback. ... Digital Cameras

When I recorded a video with sound, It plays normal (with sound) on camera. When i transferred the video to my computer and played it, there is no sound but only video. How can i fix this problem?


This may seem simple, but is the sound turned on in your computer? ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera

My Olympus SP-560UZ USED TO take good pics, and when I look at older pics taken on the rear LCD screen, THEY look fine. However, when I look at real time images on LCD screen and/or take new pics, everything appears "smeared". When I look at new photos taken on LCD screen, or even transferred to computer, it's even WORSE...just one blurry mass of swirling colours. The camera hadn't been used in a month, and just sat in a closet for that time, so WHAT could have happened to it?


... Olympus SP-560 UZ Digital Camera

The screen on my M380 does not show the image. The camera is fully charged and when I press the "on" button, the lens extends and opens. The screen is illuminated, but there is no image of what the picture will be. I can go ahead and take a picture -- it makes the appropriate sounds as it normally would and the flash goes off if needed. In fact, when I then plug into the computer, I can see that a picture was taken. However you cannot focus the shot because you cannot see the image on the s


This can be a settings problem on your camera, so what we can try doing here first is to reset or restore the camera's settings to its default and then after doing that power off the camera and take the battery out for 5 minutes then put it back in a ... Digital Cameras

Iam trying to use my usb to transfer pic to my computer, my camera keeps saying switch on{menu}? what do i do? i have never had to do this before, and there is no on in the menu.


Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to ... Sony Cybershot DSC-H3 Digital Camera

When I transfer photos from my Canon digital camera SX10 IS to the computer monitor through the card reader all goes well EXCEPT that when I remove the card from the reader and re-insert it in the camera, the screen on the camera back shows the wording "NO IMAGE". This never happened to me before. What am I doing wrong please? Many thanks for helping an oldage pensioner still baffled with computer navigation.


Hello!I might have understood you incorrectly, but if I do - the NO IMAGE message tells you that there are currently no photos on the memory card. The way I see it (please correct me if I'm wrong), when connecting the memory card to ... Canon Digital Cameras

I can view the pics from my camera i.e sony cybershot, as soon as i connect it to computer, it shows nothing. what to do? never experienced such problem, please help.i cant transfer the photos to my computer:(


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the c ... Sony Cybershot DSC-H3 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3666 seconds