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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: fix a tomtom
Turn the tomtom on, and then press the reset button on the bottom of the unit with a paperclip. After the reset turn off the unit and then turn it back on. Make sure you have not dislodged the sd card from the unit.
Posted on May 17, 2007
Got to the following link to find the reset button and see if a reset resolve your problem.
Posted on Feb 25, 2008
SOURCE: blank screen
I had the same problem, so I hit the side of the Garmin a few times. It works perfectly now. Something inside was unaligned and needed a little force to knock it into place. I didn't hit it HARD.
Posted on Jun 15, 2008
SOURCE: TomTom One GPS fault
I had the same problem after downloading the latest maps, the unit was slow to boot up and would not find any satelites. I had no response from e-mails to Tom tom tech support and I was going to give up and buy a new device if this fix failed. I had tried paper clip resets and resetting to factory settings but they had not worked.
After reading the previous answer to this link I searched Tom tom support for 'clear flash' and the search results were more useful than the FAQ on the normal support pages.
I used Tom tom home to uninstall the current software application and then reinstalled the latest version (I had to go through several updates as my version of the software was from when I purchased the unit in 2007), I then downloaded and ran Clear flash and made sure that I disconnected the tom tom from my PC using the correct procedure (using the eject button in the bottom of the tom tom home screen as I read that this could have contributed to the problem in the first place).
After another reset the device came to life and after a few minutes searching for satelites outside the device worked as it should (try checking the configure GPS option if it is taking a while to find a signal, it could be just me but it seems to speed up the search process).
Hope this helps.
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
SOURCE: TomTom Stopped Working
alrighty. i tried to download some voices for it. go to my computer, voices. (or whatever you downloaded) look for the recovered fragment files. Delete them . that helped with my tom tom 1
Posted on Dec 26, 2009
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