Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

The shot was dark!!

\015 The problem is i never use my cam for a bout a year now, so i decide to sell it to a friend when we try to take some shot its was dark and some violet color appear.. can somebody tell me what to do...\015

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