I have a Canon Powershot SX540. When I am taking pictures my LCD screen displays some rainbow colors. Can anyone help fix this?

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    \$\begingroup\$ Hi Ralph and welcome to Photo.SE! Thank you for including an image of your problem :) Does this happen with all the photos you take? Are the rainbow colours always on the same location of the screen? \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jan 4, 2019 at 5:18
  • \$\begingroup\$ Relevant: photo.stackexchange.com/q/25621/9161 \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jan 4, 2019 at 5:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ Possible duplicate of Canon Powershot TX1 LCD color issue \$\endgroup\$
    – OnBreak.
    Commented Jan 4, 2019 at 18:00
  • \$\begingroup\$ yes it happens with all the photos. the colors appears everytime where there is too much light. i tried to reset it but nothing happens. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Jan 5, 2019 at 6:09
  • \$\begingroup\$ When there is not too much light, do the rainbow colors not appear? \$\endgroup\$
    – xiota
    Commented Jan 6, 2019 at 2:22

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In your comment you mention that the colors appears everytime where there is too much light. The manual on page 86 mentions an Overexposure Warning (for Image Highlights).

You could try turning it off by pressing the down button when in playback mode.


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