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

The screen is blank, or white. Everything else seems to work. It says their is pictures in the memory, but nothing is seen.



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Have you tried reseting the camera? remove batteries and replace after several minutes, if there's no other way, or in addition.\015\012\015\012Could also be a fault with the card. Try with a known good card, and see if there's any difference. Check to see if the contact pins in the card slot are all aligned, or if you have any bent ones out of place.\015\012\015\012Post back, let us know how it turned out.
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