Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?
The shutter button doesn't take a picture
\015 The shutter button depresses but doesn't take a picture. The zoom still works. What's wrong with it?\015
You have to hold down your shooter button a little longer for image to be taken.it makes it look as if you are pressing the button twice. the first captures the image and the second takes the actual shot.QED.
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