Having problems with your Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera ?
I can no longer see anything on the screen!
\015 I can still make pictures, but I can no longer see anything on the screen!\015
Did you try pressing the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera (manually turns the screen on and off)? If that doesn't correct the problem, then the problem is likely a loose connection of either the flex cable to your LCD screen, or the power cable to the LCD backlight. In that case you'll need to reseat them to make sure that they're making a good connection. Here's an example repair of an LCD that shows how to get in there. The red circled items are what need to be checked and reseated for a better connection.
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I can no longer see anything on the screen!
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