Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

Canon PowerShot A85 has a blank screen

\015 I erased the photos on my memory card because it was full and after that my camera turns on and the cannon logo comes up, but then the screen goes black. How do I fix that?\015

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.
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