Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera ?
The flash not working
\015 The flash is not getting switched on even on lifting up the Flash\015
Open the menu,select the flash put it on ON position and then try.see the flash charging L.E.Dwhich stops blinking,again click,if you fail to get the flash fired then it is conformed flash unit is defective
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