Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?

My viewfinder went dark on me while taking pictures last night. The camera still takes pictures fine, but I can not see anything in the viewfinder. I see an 1842 on the screen when I first turn on the camera. Did a setting get changed when I swapped out the battery?


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Have you tried pressing the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the LCD display on and off to save batteries. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place. To turn the screen back on, just press the DISP button one more time.
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My viewfinder went dark on me while taking pictures last night. The camera still takes pictures fine, but I can not see anything in the viewfinder. I see an 1842 on the screen when I first turn on the camera. Did a setting get changed when I swapped out the battery?


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