Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S230 / IXUS 179 Digital Camera ?

When I turn it on the display screen is fluttering

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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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