Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera ?

Scrambled picture vertical lines through screen will not take pictures


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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.
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Scrambled picture vertical lines through screen will not take pictures


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Can't see what I'm taking a picture of because the vertical lines/white screen


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The lcd screen just has lines...one time I used it & the next time it has lines. the camera does take a picture you just can't see what you are taking a picture of or view pictures taken....what happened?? it wasn't dropped or anything.


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