Trouble Code E24 on the Canon PowerShot A85

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The PowerShot A85 is part of the PowerShot A Series digital camera line manufactured by Canon. The camera has a 4.0-megapixel camera, 3x optical zoom and a 1.8-inch LCD viewing screen. If the camera is malfunctioning, it displays an error code on the viewing screen. The error code can lets you what is malfunctioning and how to fix it. However, E24 is a general error code that is not necessarily attached to any one problem. Restarting the camera can solve the problem. If it continues, you will need to troubleshot the camera with the Canon help desk.

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    Press the "Power" button to turn off the Canon PowerShot A85 if you receive an E24 error code.

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    Press the "Power" button to turn the camera on again.

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    Attempt to redo what you were doing when you got the error code, whether it was taking a photography or performing playback.

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    Contact the Canon Help Desk at 800-423-2366 if the error code persists. The help desk is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Error Code 24 is a default error code, which means it could be related to one or several problems. Troubleshooting with the help desk can help pinpoint the cause.

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