Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

Canon A75 The screen on my A75 suddenly went a fuzzy shade of purple and does not now display any image. Has anyone else come across this problem please.


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Here is a link that should explain what is going on. The same thing just happened to my a75 and I'm hoping to send it to Canon this week.
Same thing has just happened to mine...
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\015\012gt2003 ... can you post that link again please... it doesn't seem to have worked!
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\015\012Thanks :)
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