Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera ?

?Smudge on lens maybe? Shows up in pictures.

\015 Well i have noticed in pictures with a light or white background a dark smudge is in the picture. then I figured ut it is in the pictures on the preview screen. So The lens has a smudge. I think. How can I make it go away.\015

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Does the smudge changes / mooves as you zoom the lens? If so, the smudge is most likely on the focus lens, if not, there's something on the CCD. In both cases the lens will have to be taken apart and cleaned by a professional. I suggest you contact a local repair shop and see how much they ask for it.

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?Smudge on lens maybe? Shows up in pictures.

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