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Dreaded red x on start up

I have a tomtom go 300 when i put in the sd card,it does not boot up and a picture of the sd card with a red cross appears. i have two sd cards that work in my other tt300+the one that comes supplied but it wont "read" any of them-its seems to me like the firmware in the tt300 has been corrupted. can you help guys?

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