Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

Screen after shot and in view finder keeps looking purple and showing mountain looking graphs.


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Screen after shot and in view finder keeps looking purple and showing mountain looking graphs.


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Purple screen on view finder and LCD


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There is an error code FE E which will not allow pics to be taken. It shows up when the camera is turned on and when look thru the view finder, it also shows in the bottom.


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Looking at the screen and through the view finder, all looks green and purple? How can I fix this, I changed a setting somehow


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Purple lines on the view window, and shows when shot


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Graph screen showing over photo image when using view finder


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My powershot A75 shows nothing on the screen and seems to take a picture when I look through the view finder. But then when I download there is nothing there. Ken


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I have a power shot sd400 digital elph, when you turn it on the view finder just shows white with black lines and spots.can this be fixed


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