Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera ?

DSC F717 Loved the camera for years, bought mine in 2001 and out of the blue, Christmas 97', all of my pictures look like something from the movie "Grudge" with the line vericle and black screen. Help me, I thought I bought the best. Deb


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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Sony should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:
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