Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?

The pop up flash on my 1000d does not pop up. It does not say error or anything??

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There is a microswitch under the flash shoe on the left hand side as you look at the cameria. The skid above the microswitch was stuck down. With a mini screwdriver I was able to lift it and fix it.
Flash pop up button of my 1000 D is lost. Where can I get it? any idea?
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