Having problems with your Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera ?

Mode switch is loose and wont move out of playback mode

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Mode switch is loose and wont move out of playback mode

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I was taking pictures and was switching between different shooting modes; on the manual mode when i was changing exposure settings, suddenly a msg came on the centre of the screen saying 'Access...' and then is just not going. All the buttons of the camera have stopped working other than the playback and power button. Switching it on and off, taking battery and sd card out and restarting were the kind of things i tried but no luck. Please help.

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