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Magellan Triton 400 update failed unit stuck in white screen

I tried to update my firmware using vantage point. The update failed in the middle of the update then froze my computer. It is now stuck in a white screen with the file menu but none of the options work. It will not power off with the power button and the batteries need to be removed to power it off. My computer says that is is connected but nothing seems to recognize it as the GPS. Is there a way to reset it or has the software been deleted? sam problem with the white screen after update on my triton 200

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Hey, Had the same exact problem, found a website with instructions on how to fix it. Turns out there was a corrupt file in the update, so you have to download the update directly from magellan and copy/paste into folders yourself. Anyway, here's the link--it worked perfectly for me!
http://www.gelb.com/jungleghost/Articles/Upgrade_Fails_to_Complete.htm

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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Now without Vantage Point being on just connect the GPS to the computer and turn it on. Then open up the device manager on your computer and you will see a PORT COM(number). Click on the properties and see if the device driver is enabled and working.

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