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Device comes on but shows flashing X and nothing else.

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The flashing X is usually asscosiated with a corrupt memory card or a pirate copy of a map.
if it is the later then restore the device from a backup to go back to your original map.

If it is a corrupt card then carry on reading below

This means it is not reading the SD card and that it needs to be re-formatted.

This is best done in a card reader and not the tomtom itself.
Right click on it and select format select FAT32 as the files system

Now connect the tomtom but don't let tomtom home run. exit TTH if need be.
You now need to select your tom tom which will also show as a drive.

In windows explorer select tools then folder options. Click view and tick the box for "show hidden files and folders"
It may warn you but you can ignore it.

Then just copy ALL the files from the tom tom to your SD card

DO NOT USE CUT AND PASTE !

Once all the files are on switch off the tom tom and insert the SD card

It should now work

Bob

Posted on Aug 05, 2010

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