Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S45 Digital Camera ?

Nchatta Hello, My Canon s45 was working perfectly until it was dropped from a very very small heigh in a soft leather case with protection. The camera works in the sense that it can read and display the images from the SD card perfectly, the lense extends but you cannot see anything on the LCD when wanting to take a picture bar a white box in the middle that usually turns green once focussed (but now doesn't.) The screen is just black. The shutter clicks, takes the picture, but just a black LCD


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It seems like if u see icons on lcd then sorry to tell u i think ur CCD is gone it seems like , but to make it sure first get the lens checked but iam pretty sure abt the CCD bcoz it is risky in impacts and jerks
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