Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera ?

Canon S515 - Cannot depress shutter

\015 I was actually trying to follow the advanced manual to figure out the camera in more depth, and I must have mis-set something. Now I can't even take a photo with it as the shutter won't work. The viewfinder is fine and shows images; I have a new SD card and batteries, but can't take any pictures. (I don't really get along well with icons and digital menus, in anything!) Please explain what I have set improperly. Thanks.\015

Answers :

Reset your camera to the factory settings. it will fix it.
\015\012Then, you can start changing the settings again.
\015\012Best regards,
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