Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

My camera, when turned on, shows only flickering bars on the screen. Sort of like the aurora borealis with it's colorful lights. Anyone have this happen to them or know the possible cause? Thanks, Betty

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Hi Betty
\015\012It is a known problem of ccd imager chip failure in your Canon camera. Replace ccd imager chip by local camera repair shop to get correct live image in camera mode. Tell me if the problem is intermittent.
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