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Power switch not working in power off position

All of a sudden the power of my C770 UZ camera is not switchnig off. Unless the battry is removed, the camera stays in its on ( still/movie/play) position only. Can you please help. Thanks in advance

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Re: Power switch not working in power off position

Well Not having taken one apart, I would not know or advise except to say it is probably like grand fathers watch You know having put is all back together after cleaning it sill does not go aright and what do you do with all the bits left over? Olympus customer support I would think is the best place to inquire- especially if is a youngish camera

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