Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

E18 appears in lower left part of screen when camera is turned on

\015 Camera turns off automatically then. Nothing else appears on the screen before the shutdown occurs. Cant view pictures on the card or take new pictures.\015

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The E18 error is fairly common on certain Canon models. Here's a link to information on what usually causes it and how to fix it. http://www.e18error.com/
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