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TI-84 Plus Silver Edition won't process

So it happened after my teacher deleted my games before a test. Which was normal since I forgot to delete them the day before. Ever since then, everytime I turn on my calc it shows "Garbage Collecting" and the bar the shows that its processing, and thats all it showed. The only way to turn it off is by taking a AAA battery out from the back, is there a way I can reset my TI 84? Please this is Urgent, I don't any other calculators and im low on funds.

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Re: TI-84 Plus Silver Edition won't process

I had the same problem. Here's whutcha do: You know that USB cable that came with your calculator that hooks up to your computer? You're gonna need it. First, take out one battery from your calculator. Then hold down the DEL button. Whilst holding it down, re-insert the battery. Now turn the calculator on. Hooray! It doesn't say Garbage Collecting anymore! Now it says "Waiting... Please install operating system now." Now you hook up your calculator to your computer with that cable. Go into TI CONNECT (if you don't have it, download it at TI's official website), and transfer the newest OS (also available at TI website). Now your calculator is working again. Woohoo.

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

Re: TI-84 Plus Silver Edition won't process

Use this Ti link, it tells you exactly what to do. It works I used it.,23871,-1,0,&jtfm0=&etfm1=&jfn=ZGEC902BC9C811FAC177056828016B7B4885EAB9AD0D6783F3891607936FD2AAFBCA683D824DC260E401D55A4F3630810D0D

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

Re: TI-84 Plus Silver Edition won't process

Me too maybe take out backup battery too?

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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How do i recover the apps that my teacher deleted

If you have the CD that came with the calculator, you can transfer them to the calculator using TI-Connect. If you dont' have the CD, you can download the apps (and more) from

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Restore factory settings

Did you go to delete all? If so then, that's what will happen. If you have your cord, you can put things back in your calculator like games and such, I'm not sure if it'll cost money and your calculator will be at risk of getting a virus too.

Feb 03, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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When i press most buttons it gives me the message ERR:MEMORY i cant access memory so i cant reset ram or delete . also i can not connect to my cpu it says TI-84 plus Silver Edition detected, but couldn't...

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How do I correct ERR: MEMORY on a TI-83 family or TI-84 Plus family graphing calculator?

An ERR: MEMORY is given when there is not enough memory to perform the instruction or function. To increase available memory by deleting the contents of any variable (real or complex number, list, matrix, Y= variable, program, Apps, AppVars, picture, graph database, or string), follow these steps. • Press [2nd] [MEM] to display the MEMORY menu.
• Press 2: Mem Mgmt/Del.
• Select a variable or data that needs to be deleted and press [ENTER].
• Use the arrow keys to move the cursor next to the item, and then press [DEL]. The variable or data should now be deleted from the memory.
When deleting programs or Apps, a message asking for confirmation will appear. Select 2:Yes to continue. To leave any variable screen without deleting anything, press [2nd] [MODE].
With the exemption of programs and Apps, no warning will be given to verify the deletion.Some system variables, such as the last-answer variable Ans and the statistical variable RegEQ, cannot be deleted.

Hope it helps.

Oct 06, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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A teacher deleted my apps on accident

If your calculator is registered on the TI site, you can go to the site and probably download them using your cable.

Jul 30, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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Deleted y column in TABLE

I do not think that you can DELETE it, you probably just cleared the equation, just put another equation into Y=, and it will work.

otherwise, if you don't have any programs you need or so... just press 2nd +

Scroll down to reset, and press clear RAM

May 26, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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Ti-84 plus silver edition will not graph

try going into the memory men (2ND - +), and selecting option 2.  Delete some stuff you know you don't need.  If the problem persists, 2ND - +, this time option 7.  Reset the defaults.  You won't lose anything, it will just reset the settings that may be causing this issue.

Jan 25, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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TI-84 back to factory setting

You actually don't need to restore factory settings for this. I did it accidently and fixed it quickly.

Go to Stat > Edit...

Scroll over until at the bottom of the screen it asks for a name. Press 2nd > 1. L1 should appear, so now, just press enter.

Or just go to Stat > SetUpEditor...

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