Question about Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver
MY 'tomtom one 4n00.003' SAYS ''no signal'' i have three of them...lol yes iv been on ebay...i dont like having just the one..always like to have a spare...you never know : ) so..the number"one"..when i plug it in there seems to be a high pitched "eeeeee" coming out of it but quiet...and..wont switch on at all...??.. and number "Two"...theres no signal...hope you can help me with my dilemma...hope to hear from you soon...Dave
SOURCE: Tomtom not switching on
I had this problem. had it plugged in charging and then pressed the the reset and the power button at the same time for about 30-50 seconds and then after that pressed the power button and so far so good
Posted on Aug 14, 2008
SOURCE: Formatting a tomtom go 710
Hi, I probably cant answer all of your questions but I might help with some of them. You should be able to access your TomTom 710 without removing TomTom home software from your PC. It should be accesses as a drive through the USB connection in "my computer" on your PC. When a USB device is connected to your PC it appears as an external drive. Therefore you should be able to delete , load onto , or format the TomTom hard drive ( or with some other models the SD card ) as you would a normal drive . ( an example of this is where you might have a camer with SD memory card and relevant manufacturers software on your PC . you might connect your camera to the PC via USB and the camera software on your PC automaticly detects the camera for it to eb accesssed . However , the camera and it's SD card can also be accessed seperatly by going to "MY Compter" and it should also be visible there as an external UDB device / external drive ) . Now .. to another another question . If you do un-install TomTom home , I dont think it will also delete any backup of your TomTom , it will only delete TomTom Home software . ( the word "think" is mentioned because I have never tried this ). Besides that , you can choose in tomtom home , where you want any backups to reside , so you could save backups via TomTom home to a CD for istance. If you did that , then you would have the backup on a CD rather than your harddrive which means you could safely un-install TomTom home knowing that if it also removed any saved backup you would still have the CD with a backup on it. So , to summerise.... If it were me , I would make a backup of the TomTom by simply copying all the files on it by opening the TomTom up as a folder in "MY Computer" , simply drag any files and folders from the TomTom into a folder I have prepaired ( call it for instance "my tomtom backup" ) on my PC . Then I would format the TomTom drive then reinstall the backup and see what happens. If the TomTom still doesnt work properly , I would Format the tomtom again then use TomTom home to obtain all relivant files , then copy only the maps and .MAC files ( these are the authorisation files for the maps ) from my Backup to the TomTom manually ( not from tomtom home ). I would guess that would result in a working TomTom again ... Good luck.
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
Go to My Computer, then the TomTom drive and click explore. Move your Map folder to the desktop. Then, delete everything on the tomtom drive. Unplug it, plug it back in, and start up Tomtom HOME and install all updates, keep unplugging, plugging back in, and installing updates until there aren't any more updates. Then move your map folder back to where it was on your TomTom drive.
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Posted on Feb 27, 2009
The file should be in the sound folder. To access the sound folder connect your tt to your pc then go to my computer open the tt drive and you will see all the files on the tt. If you don't see the files you may have to go tothe control panel, then folder options, click view and make sure you have show hidden files and folders checked save then you will see all the files on your tt. You should be able to download start and shutdown sound files from tt home also.
Hope this helps
Posted on May 04, 2009
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