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Faulty Latch Sensor

I've got a FinePix S1, and it seems that the little sensor that detects whether the cover of the compactflash/smartmedia slots is closed is broken. The camera behaves as if it were always open, displaying the "Err/full battery" message.. looking in there with a flashlight doesn't reveal any kind of switch for the plastic nib to depress. Is there any way to tell the camera to ignore this latch? Alternatively, is there any way I can fix this myself? I'd be comfortable opening up the camera back myself, but there's some sort of latch or catch in the upper right of the back that I can't figure out how to release.

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In the bottom corner of the latch there is a little piece of plastic on the hinge that pushes a switch that tells the camera the latch is shut if thats broken off thatll be the problem id shove a piece of a matcher in to see if it does the trick and if so its a new latch or leave the matcher :) 5

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