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Canon 450D - Error 99 only when flash pops up

\015 Hello, I have the same problem as posted by Renee (pasted below). I followed your instructions to the letter, and was able to isolate that it is the flash that won't work. Is there anything I can do to reset the flash?\015\012Thanks.\015\012Problem:\015\012By renee168 on Mar 31, 2009\015\012 \015\012Canon EOS digital rebel XSi / 450D. Canon 18-55 lens.Accidently had my finger holding down the built in flash when it was popping up. Then when I tried to take picture on auto, the flash pops up fine but screen shows "busy" then err 99. on and off, changed battery. Still won\342\200\231t work properly.Camera takes non-flash pictures fine.Help!\015

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Canon 450D, ERROR 99 only when flash pops up

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Canon 450D - Error 99 only when flash pops up

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