Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?

I dropped my Cybershot and ever since when I take a picture there are horizontal lines all through the picture. Any suggestions?

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Since repairs nearly always cost more than replacement, you may be shopping for a new camera.\015\012The fall has damaged the CCD element that is the vital part of the camera and this is normally a small chip not easily replaced.\015\012If you send it in for repair, the entire innards will be replaced.
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I dropped my Cybershot and ever since when I take a picture there are horizontal lines all through the picture. Any suggestions?

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