Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

No picture My camera turns on, and various icons are visible on the screen, but no picture(ie no picture of what I am trying to take). In view mode, I can see the picture that I have just taken as well as my older pix. I'm sure there is some setting that has been messed with. Please let me know how to change this, Thank you!! Stephanie

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Did you accidentally hit the "DISP" button (bottom left button) ?
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