Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

White background on pictures taken from Canon PowerShot S1 IS

\015 Camera was working fine, but now we have a 'white' background that washes out everything else in the pictures.\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 the following two links for more info:
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White background on pictures taken from Canon PowerShot S1 IS

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