Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera ?

Camera will not take pictures unless flash is off or there is sufficient light if set to auto. the flash indicator just blinks on the screen

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Reset camera so it will set on default settings that will fix this issue.
Reset option is available in Menu.
Hope this info will help you.

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