Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S230 / IXUS 179 Digital Camera ?

I have a Cannon Powershot S230. The mode selector is loose.

\015 I have a Cannon Powershot S230. The mode selector slide is loose and slides back and forth without making a selection. It is stuck in picture mode so I can take pictures, but I can't review shots taken or take video. How can this situation be repaired? Any help?\015

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Go to the store to fix it
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