Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera ?

My Power shot a550 flash is not working. The flash sign on the display will only blink, and can not take picture. When I disable the flash, then I am able to take picure.

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The flash bulb must have gone dead. just need to replace it. the service center will do it in a couple of minutes. do not worry
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