Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera ?

I have a powershot A60 and have been very pleased with it but it now will not let me make pictures and has lines running thru it, what could that mean?


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.\012
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