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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: garmin nuvi 1450 cannot turn
you tried pressing and holding the power button for about 8 to 10
seconds? It should go on then off. Then wait a few seconds the turn it
on normally. This usually resets the unit.
If this does not work try a hard reset.
Press and hold (and continue to hold) the bottom-right corner of the screen while powering the unit on.
Continue to hold the screen until the "Do you want to erase all user data?" prompt appears.
Press "yes" and the unit will reboot. This resets all your location settings and user preferences.
If possible after the hard reset, let the unit sit outdoors in the open for about 30 minutes or so to let the unit re-acquire the satellite data.
Once it gets going update your gps at the Garmin site.
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Posted on Jul 01, 2011
I had the same problem...I contacted Technical Support at TomTom and found out the following: I had purchased my unit through Dell and there seems to be a lot of calls in to them to get it going. It IS possible to get it working again. This is a copy of the message I received from Technical Support...it does include formatting the drive...you will need to back up your maps... After all maps have been copied to the computer, we can reformat the disk. This is done by entering to My Computer and right clicking on the drive that displays the TomTom. From there, left click on format and choose start (not quick format). In one to two minutes, the disk will be formatted and all files will have deleted. This does mean we will have lost all demos for audiobooks and mp3 player. After doing this, we can copy the map folders back onto the TomTom drive from the desktop. Then, we can open the TomTom HOME program. Once the program reads the TomTom drive, it will check for updates. These updates should include a TomTom program application and voices. We can download these updates and then choose to install them. Once installed, we can then safely remove hardware. The unit should reboot on its own, but we may have to reset the unit if it does not. After doing this, the unit should be in full working order and you should be able to navigate. Just a quick note...in order for the TomTom to work correctly, we must have an application, a map, and at least one voice installed on the hard drive.
Posted on Jun 17, 2007
SOURCE: Non-Responsive PDA
You may have to do a hard reset. You hold one finger at the power and the other hand hold your stylus and his reset. This technique is applied to most PDA.
Posted on Aug 25, 2007
SOURCE: FROZEN!!! PLEASE HELP!!!
DEFRAG IN MSC! Then check, then format.
Found here, worked for me:
search: format sansa c150
Posted on Apr 09, 2008
This is not a solution to fixing the mp3 player, but I no longer need assistance, I returned the product for a refund.
Posted on Jun 05, 2009
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