Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera ?
Flash lights fail
\015 I havve canon poweshot SD 500, the flasher quite working, I believe the fuss may bursted. Is anyway it can be fixed?\015
Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't take a picture when the shutter button is pressed, or with an inoperative flash. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try:
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Flash lights fail
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