While Canon PowerShot A70 gets good reviews from users, some users reported the Error 50.
Error 50 is one of the PowerShot A70 troubleshooting errors.
- Canon Powershot A70 camera errors can be caused by software issues, hardware problems, and battery problems.
- The camera might get stuck in a continuous loop or show a black screen.
- Camera errors can also be triggered by SD cards, batteries, or USB cables.
Check the Digital Camera’s Date/Time
- Open the Camera and click on Menu.
- Click on Date/Time.
- Check the date and time.
- Set the correct date and time.
Reset the camera
- Press the shutter button halfway down.
- Keep the shutter button down for about 6 seconds.
- Then, press the shutter button fully down to turn it off.
- Hold down the shutter button for 10 seconds, then release it.
- Press the shutter button again to turn off the camera.
- Reinstall the camera software
Disconnect the camera from your PC.
- Disconnect the camera’s battery.
- Remove the memory card out of the camera.
- Insert the memory card into the PC.
- Double-click the Canon CameraWindowDCUI.exe file.
- Click Yes if prompted to allow access to the computer.
- Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process.
Perform a factory reset
- Shut down the camera and switch it off.
- Hold down the Power button until the Camera turns off completely.
- Wait for a minute.
- Press the Power button once to turn the camera on.
- Release the Power button when the camera turns on.
- Press the Power button again.
- Press the Power button once again to turn off the camera.
- Now, press and hold the Power button for 5 seconds, while pressing the Shutter button halfway down (Up, down, and right for Canon, and Up and left for Nikon).
- Release the Power button when the LED indicator blinks green.
- Press the Power button again, and turn on the camera.
Check your USB cable
- Powershot a70 camera uses USB cable for data transfer and charging. If you’re not connecting your camera to your PC or laptop via a USB cable, this might be causing the error.
- Check if the USB cable you are using is of good quality. Try using another USB cable and see if there is any difference.
- Check to see if your camera is charging
- Reset the camera
- Remove the battery
Perform a System restore
- Open Run by pressing the Windows key + R hotkey.
- Enter rstrui in the Open box, and press the OK option.
- Select the Create a restore point option, and click the Next button.
- Select the Show more restore points option, and click the Next button.
- Choose the “Take a system image” option.
- Click the Next button.
- Select the Create button.