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Magellan roadmate 800 won't boot up

I hope some one can help! My brand new Magellan 800 won't boot up. I turn it on the magellan symbol comes up then the driver warning page, I hit ok and after that all I get is the blue screen with the Magellan symbol and nothing more, I read the instruction and it suggests waiting 15 minutes or more, but after 3 hours, no joy. Anyone have any suggestions??? I bought it from a wholesale store and all sales were final, so I can not return it.

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  • drboeing Dec 16, 2007

    I will give it a try

  • drboeing Dec 16, 2007

    I will write back later this evening and let you know what happens. I should also add, I can hear the hard drive turning but nothing happens.

  • drboeing Dec 17, 2007

    Hello,
    I had the battery out for 10 hours, still no joy, I get the exact same thing, the unit boots to the warning page, I hit OK then it goes to the Magellan symbol and that is it.

  • drboeing Dec 17, 2007

    I am assuming that you are talking about the slide switch on top of the unit, if yes, then I did.

  • drboeing Dec 17, 2007

    My unit is a Magellan not a Garmin

  • drboeing Dec 17, 2007

    You are the MAN!!!!! It is a go!!! Thank you!

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Hi,

Try removing the battery and leaving it out for a long time (overnight) and replace the next day and see if that helps.

Posted on Dec 16, 2007

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