Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?

When I turn the camera on the screen does not show a scene. It has vertical lines going all through it

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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.\015\012
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When I turn the camera on the screen does not show a scene. It has vertical lines going all through it

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