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Tomtom 700 will not fully load

I have a Tomtom 700 and it will not load past the introduction screen. What can I do to fix this problem??

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On the bottom of the TomTom there is a tiny hole that you stick a small paper clip into. This is a reset button. Its almost not visable you really have to look for it. I have the same problem but I hit the reset and it fixed the problem. This reset won't change or hurt any of your settings it just resets the hard drive.

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Hi my tomtom go 700 will not switch on beyond the home screen, then a flashing red and white cross is permanently on the screen is this problem fixable ?


Sounds like you tried to upgrade and something went wrong.
If there is a reset button on the bottom or back that'll be your best bet. The red X means it cannot find the operating system but usually a hard reset will fix it.

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I turn on my tom tom go 700 and the screen appears with a picture of the tom tom in a green box and then it stops and i wont turn of


If your TomTom GO/ONE/RIDER is frozen, won’t turn on or does not behave as it should, it can be fixed by resetting or restarting your TomTom device.
A reset will not delete any data from your device, with the exception of SMS messages on TomTom GO500/700.
  1. Connect your GO/ONE/RIDER to the power charger. If you have a power charger, use it to power your TomTom GO/ONE/RIDER. If you do not have a power charger, make sure that the battery in your TomTom GO/ONE is fully charged.
    Note: You need to charge your GO/ONE for at least 2 hours using the 12-24V cigarette lighter adapter.
  2. Reset your GO/ONE/RIDER. To reset the unit, you simply have to push a straightened paper clip (or something similar) into the RESET hole on the device.
    • On TomTom GO 910/710/510, the RESET hole is located on the bottom of the device.
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    • On TomTom GO 700/500/300, the RESET hole is located on the bottom of the device with the word RESET right next to it.
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    • On TomTom ONE, the RESET hole is located on the bottom of the device, with the word RESET right next to it (just below the SD card slot).
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    • On TomTom RIDER, the RESET hole is on the bottom of the device, behind the SD card door. When opening the SD card door you will see the RESET hole on the left, right underneath the SD card slot.
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  3. Your TomTom GO/ONE/RIDER is now reset. Finally, press and hold the power button for 2 seconds.

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My tomtom go 710 4v00 will not switch on


Fix it yourself, you need either a new battery and or motherboard. Relativly easy to do! 10 small torx screws for motherboard and 2 ribbons, then a few more screws and loosen the harddrive and screen for battery

Battey and motherboard for less than £50 pounds off ebay

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When I switch on my TomTom, SD card has a red cross?


This problem is due to the memory card not containing the TomTom application or map. To update the application onto the memory card, Connect the device to your computer. Open the TomTom Home application. Click on 'Update My Device'. This should then install the application onto the SD card. Alternativly, you could perform all the steps above without the SD card in the device, this will install the application onto the internal memory. Note: you may also need to install your maps, voices, etc after you update.

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TomTom go 700 flashing cross at start up


U need just one original file from zour tomtom and that is ttgo.bif so keep that file safe and copy everything from working unit (even better with patched system) to your unit, !!!!! dont use TomTom Home !!!! just through drive (if its not there cant help), just possible that u need now maps activated for your unit, u can find info how to this anywhere,

Jan 25, 2009 | Tomtom GO 700 GPS Receiver

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My tomtom receiver is frozen on the start screen.


Connect your TomTom to the USB cable then turn on your TomTom in that order. Go to "My Computer" and open the drive that is your TomTom. Copy and paste your map folder to the desktop. Delete everything on your TomTom (don't format). After deleting everything on your TomTom. Open TomTom Home. TomTom Home will tell you, you need an application for your TomTom. Let TomTom Home load the application. You will probably have to do this at least 2 times to get the latest application for your device. After TomTom Home has loaded the latest application for your device closer TomTom Home and copy and paste your map back onto your TomTom. You should be ready to go after doing this. Make sure you do not skip a step when doing this.

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Tomtom 700


you might want to try:

-- plug to the electrical charger, reset for 15+ secs
-- connect to the computer, download Tomtom app and try updating the application

I had a 2006 purchased go 700 and did the above and it is working much better with latest application.

Aug 12, 2008 | Tomtom GO 700 GPS Receiver

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Lcd screen do not light up


Reset the unit by pushing a bent paperclip or pin into the hole on the bottom marked 'reset' turn it back on, plug it in & charge it via USB overnight or as long as you can in the car, make sure the led on the top is green, tap the bottom right of the screen & check the battery symbol on the unit says charging underneath.

If this doesn't help.
contact them about the problem...

http://www.tomtom.com/support/support.php?ID=2

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