Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera ?

When i turn it on it is black and it will only take black pictures it was dropped on the lense when it was out

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When i turn it on it is black and it will only take black pictures it was dropped on the lense when it was out

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Camera problem the camera lense is black and when it takes a picture it turns out black

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