Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

Photos are dark and have small lines going through them

\015 I have had my camera for about 3 years and have had no problem with it. I took some pictures yesterday which were fine. Today I took a couple of pictures and they are dark and have very fine horizontal lines running through them. How can I fix this? Thank you.\015

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