Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera ?

I get E18 message when I turn on the camera-with clicking noise-and the lense doesn't open-can't take pictures or download


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I get E18 message when I turn on the camera-with clicking noise-and the lense doesn't open-can't take pictures or download


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Black screen i have a cannon sd750, i got it for christmas.  everything was fine up until the last couple of days.  the screen would turn black, i would be able to play with it and the picture would show but now its pitch black, but i am still able to take pictures, i just cant see what im taking a picture of until i download the pictures.


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