Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S200 / IXUS 178 Digital Camera ?

Will not take pictures--flash will work, nothing shown on screen

\015 Am able to replay previously taken pic--screen remains black when set to take 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 this link for more info.
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