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TOM TOM ONE (great britain)

Hi,

just recently my tom tom has started to freeze up. i resetted the tomtom and the screen freezes when i start it up, i have resetted it and waited but still no luck. i attached the usb on the tom tom but altho the usb connects it doesnt recognize the tom tom. HELP this is doing my head in, what is the problem to this?

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  • eskayd12 Nov 05, 2008

    does that mean i have to get an SD card reader to copy and re-installing it onto? i dont think i backed it back because i have a new pc recently, worse comes to worse isnt there websites i can download the files from?

  • eskayd12 Nov 05, 2008

    hmmm, i have a new pc which probably means i havent backed it up, i guess it means i gotta buy an SD reader, isnt there websites i can download the files from tho? illegal or illegally

  • eskayd12 Nov 05, 2008

    well the problem is connecting my tom tom to the pc doesnt detect some times it shows the removable disk on 'my computer' but double clicking it freezes the pc. i dont know why it started doing that, i have had it for two years but only recently its become a real pain because im not very good with roads, il probably have to get an SD card reader from somewhere, thanks for your help tho i kind of gathered it was corrupted software, i will try the things you said and if i have any problems il be sure to moan again.

  • oxosbase Jan 09, 2009

    i have copied a friends sd card for my old tomtom one and its now asking for a activation code. can i download one from the net??? help.

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Looks like corrupted software / files on your sd card. if you made a backup of the card to your PC ( I hope you did ) try formatting and re-installing the files onto the SD card.

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  • Ken Roberts
    Ken Roberts Nov 05, 2008

    There are ' reportedly ? ' websites that have maps on but these need activation codes anyway . You can download the files required from TomTom website but this will still leave you in a bit of a sticky situation as you would still need to activate any maps. Don't for the moment delete the files from your SD card. Try and back the files up to a PC . use a friends PC or SD reader if you dont have an SD card reader. You can also use your tomtom as a sd card reader by connecting the tomtom to your PC via USB . You should then be able to acccess the sd card in ' my computer ' where it shows you any devices connected. if your stuck and in UK let me have some contact details and i'll try and help.

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