Question about Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator
My calculator is stuck in "garbage collecting..." mode. the little bar that moves up and down on the side is stuck to. i think its frozen. i tried taking out the batteries and letting it sit for a while, including hte backup battery. i pressed all the buttons. nothing works. PLZ HELP!
The Garbage collect may go for 20 minutes or longer... wait a while. If that doesn't work, take out all the batteries and let it sit for 3 hours.
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May 05, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator
The reset procedure will delete all the items that are in the memory of the graphing calculator. Use the reset procedure below:
• Remove 1 AAA battery.
• Press and hold down the [DEL] key.
• While holding down the [DEL] key, replace the AAA battery, and press the [ON] Key.
The message Waiting... Please install calculator software should appear. At this point, it will be necessary to reinstall the calculator's operating system.
• Connect the calculator to the computer using the TI Connectivity Cable or DirectUSB Cable.
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• In Windows®, click on Start >> Programs >> TI Tools >> TI Connect >> TI OS Downloader.
• In MacOS® X, open Hard Drive >> Applications >> TI Connect >> TI OS Restore.
• Follow the directions on screen to reinstall the calculator's operating system.
Access the link following for detailed instructions on how to complete operating system installation.
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