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

My Canon Powershot SD780 IS has suddenly developed a blurry zone, a roughly circular area maybe 1/20th of the total field. All else is in sharp focus. I have no recollection of dropping or shocking the camera in any way. Could there be a spot of moisture on the CCD, and if so how should I treat it? Or what else could be wrong?

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Have you looked carefully at the lens to see if there is a smudge on it?
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