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Used my tomtom910 last week. plugged it in at home to charge it up for hols tomorrow. the green light is on. the system seems dead though. I have swiched it on, or should I say tried to switch it on and the screen stays blank. I also tried to connect it to my computer and the computer can't detect it's presence.HELP

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  • aajlrrecruit Mar 10, 2008

    no the screen illumination is not on. the only thing that says anything is happening is the green charging light on the top left hand side of the unit

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Hi,

When you turn it on, does the screen light up (the backlights)?

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

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    Damen Wong Mar 10, 2008

    So when you press power absoutely nothing happens? Does the charging light indicate that the battery has been fully charged?

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