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TI-84 Plus BIG PROBLEM!

I borrowed my friends TI-84 Plus last Thursday (May 15th) and due to our scheduals, I won't be able to give it back to her until tomorrow (May 19th.) So, I've been taking very good care of it. I went to get it about 10 min ago, and the thing won't turn on. I thought maybe the batteries were dead, so I replaced them and tried again-----nothing.

I don't know how to fix this, but it's pretty important on account of it doesn't belong to me and I have until tomorrow at 10:30 to fix this problem!

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  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    Mine is less than a year old and suddenly stopped working. Same thing, changed batteries, but no go.

  • Anonymous Aug 09, 2008

    same problem here ??? put in new battries came on for just a bout 30 sec. showed ram cleared went off again seems like a loose connection .Will come on and go's off



  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    TI-84 told me batteries we low for awhile now, it then dies durring use....so I put new batteries in and now there is nothing!...won't turn on and the ON + 2ND + UP ARROW didn't resolve it either.

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Hey i just had this problem, but just solved it!
take out one of the AAA batteries, and press+hold the delete button. while holding it, insert the AAA battery and it'll say something like waiting.. blah balh install system. u dont have to. just press second+on=off then start it again. its working fine now!

i was prepared to be murdered by my mom but i guess i'll live! good luck TI-84 users!

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99% of the time this can be fixed by pressing ON, then hold 2nd and press the [up] arrow to change the contrast.

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

You must have abused it badly!

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Hi biancaaii,

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If you can't find a calculator to connect to you can connect your Ti 84 Plus to a computer that has Ti Connect software on it. If you need to connect your Ti 84 Plus to a computer make sure the Ti Connect software is operating properly. You do not want any hang-ups while installing the Ti 84 Plus OS. Be careful, even a power failure during the process of installing the OS will destory your calculator.

Procedure 1 to installing the latest Ti84 Plus 2.55v. MP OS

1). You can get the latest copy of Ti84 Plus 2.55v. MP OS and, guidebook by going to the Texas Instruments web site. You can get to that site instantly by clicking, "Ti 84 Plus 2.55v. MP OS!" Once your at the Ti site click the Download Item, "Ti84 Plus family operating system". Next you can login or, click "continue as guest". I'd would click the "continue as guest". Once you have click, "continue as guest" the Ti84 Plus family operating system will download to you.

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