Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

Shows up black screen when turned on

\015 When i turn on my canon power shot S2 IS 5 mega pix camera it just shows a black screen on the lcd. i tried changing it into different modes(like auto, scenic, etc) but its still the same..does it mean the camera is dead? i tried with new set of batteries but of no use...what shud i do?\015

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I have the same problem with my Canon S21S, and I was blown-off by Canon "Support" a long time ago. They won't fix them even though it is the same problem as with the S11S because they're too cheap to spend the money.
\015\012So my solution is simple: DON'T BUY ANYTHING MADE BY CANON! EVER!
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\015\012I have been using a fix which sees you going to Tv mode and extending the\015\012shutter time to 15 secs, snapping a pic and waiting 7 secs before opening the\015\012battery case. You then wait a couple of secs and shut the battery compartment\015\012and voila (sometimes). This is fine but it is not 100% and lets face it, it is\015\012not what you / we should expect from Canon.
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\015\012I have noted that in the states they seem to be OK to repair this camera for\015\012free but then I suppose that they are more likely to sue Canon than us Brits!
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\015\012If anyone wants to get together to write / hassle Canon on this then count me\015\012in!
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