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Hi, my TI-83 Plus calculator was not working recently, and I replaced all the batteries. It then began working fine, until the middle of my test when it suddenly froze. I can turn it on and off just fine, but the numbers were frozen. Then I took one of the batteries out and put it back in while holding On, and now the screen is frozen black. I tried lowering the contrast, and it does nothing. Please help!

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Batteries:
Make sure to replace the "battery backup" too the little lithium ion battery

Try Adjusting contrast:
Hold down "[2nd]" key press up or down arrow repeatedly to lighten or darken contrast.

First attempt reseting:
Step 1: Remove all the batteries
Step 2: Hold "Clear" key down
Step 3: Still holding "Clear" key reinstall batteries
Step 4: Still holding "Clear" key press "On" key until home screen is displayed.

Second shot reseting:
remove all batteries including lithium ion (backup battery), wait 3 hours and reinstall batteries.

Third Shot reseting:
Step 1: Remove a battery
Step 2: Hold down "DEL" key reinstall battery
Step 3: Possible msg pops up saying "Waiting ... Please install software" IGNORE msg and take out battery again
Step 4: Reinstall battery do not hold down "DEL" key

reseting will cause the handheld to loose all of its stored memory.

Hope that helps!

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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SOURCE: ti-83 plus black screen

Adjust the brightness setting...

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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SOURCE: I just replaced the batteries in my TI 83 Plus and

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You may try to visit the Texas Instruments FAQ and Knowledge Base to read the article that addresses your question. The article has links to additional troubleshooting.

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