Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?

Not capturing pictures

\015 My Canon PowerShot A530 no longer captures pictures. I know the LCD still works because the "Canon" logo shows up when I turn it on and I can view old pictures I've taken, but now I press the shutter, the flash goes off, but the LCD just remains black.I've tried pressing the display button and it does go through the different modes (standard, detailed, off), but still will not capture any picture. In both the standard and detailed modes, there is no image in the LCD (it is just black).\015

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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\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:\015\012
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