Having problems with your HP Photosmart M525 Digital Camera ?

The on/off button - tiny plastic fulcrum that holds it in place inside the casing, broke off, and hp don't carry the part any more. The tiny plastic part is normally attached to the upper part of the on/off button, and is so small, that attempts to superglue it were unsuccessful.

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Then unless you can fabricate a total replacement part (doesn't have to look good, just functional) then your camera is now junk.

Unfortunately, except for semi-professional models, cameras are simply not designed to be repaired so spare parts support is very poor. Budget models such as yours are really only expected to last a maximum of around three years, some even less. You'll find very few digital cameras of any kind which have not suffered a terminal fault after around six years.

Faults like the one which you have are very unfortunate, but if they were better made then they would cost far more; due to the rapid advance of digital photographic technology there's simply no way that mass consumers will pay more for a gadget which is soon outdated..
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