Having problems with your Olympus Camedia C-3020 Zoom Digital Camera ?

Card cover error message

\015 The tiny prong on the card cover door broke off and now the camera won't take pictures. Can this be bypassed, jury rigged or repaired? I hate thinking my $500 camera is a paperweight because of a tiny piece of plastic!\015

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I didn't fix it, but I'm not willing to pay you for advice I can probably find free elsewhere.
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