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Memory Full Error

TI-84 Plus: Trying to download APPs and I get MEMORY FULL error. Mem Management says RAM FREE 23734, ARC FREE 0. I have no programs and only 18 APPS which came installed fromTI. I have already deleted some APPs which made no difference. I have RESET the calculator and removed the batteries for an extended time. Can you help?

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This is really weird. The TI 84 has nine times for memory then the 83 so if you still can i would try to return it to the store. Cause i think this is just a defect. I might be wrong. Hope this helps. GOOD LUCK

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How do you delete a Program under the Program button on a TI-84 Plus?

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How do i reset my TI-84 Plus graphing calculator?

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You can also reset the Archives
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I am trying to download a game onto my Ti-84 Plus calculator, but it says I have insufficient memory and I can't put it on. how can I fix that?

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  2. Delete unnecessary applications (especially the languages you do not understand and do not need). If you delete a language you should also delete the other applications that are in that language. Periodic table, Study cards etc.
To delete an application
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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.
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Hope it helps.

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