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Lense cover keeps falling off

The lense cover in my Canon Powershot S2 IS keeps falling off. Does anyone have a creative idea on how to put it back to place?

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The spring must have grown tired, or displaced. If you don?t want to loose it in the meantime, you can glue a string one side to the cover and one side to the camera?s body using small points of super glue. But a more creative solution would be to get to a cannon selling shop and nag them to help you get a new one, or go to a second hand shop and look for a standard cover that?s a good fit for your lense.

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