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Magellan GPS, MAESTRO 3100 Problem

Stuck on the Magellan screen after attempt to load region update off DVD ROM

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  • deadbear56 Jun 17, 2008

    stuck on magellan screen

  • mstvs1 Jun 25, 2008

    my 3100 us. won't get past the blue magellan screen with the black bar

    HELP!!!

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Try the reset button

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Magellan maestro 3100 stuck at bootup screen


did that just happen all of a sudden or did you try and update the 3100 and it failed to boot after that...if you didnt try to update it...turn the 3100 on then use a paper clip to depress the reset on the left side bottom of the gps and let it restart.

if that fails, let me know and ill help you further


bill

Jul 15, 2010 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Blue Screen with a black progress bar


i asked yesterday what for error message were you getting, but you havent replied so maybe you missed it. the dos box you are refering to is part of the update process for the 3100. run the update again and be patient, this update is huge and takes about 30-45 minutes to complete.do not remove usb cable untill directed to do so then the unit will reboot numerous times to install the update. do not attempt to touch the gps until you see the screen with the time zone. if that fail hopefully you copied the files before you tried to update it. if the update fails again, let me know and ill show you how to restore your 3100

Aug 17, 2009 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Magellan 3100 frozen on blue screen with black progress bar


where are you getting that error message, on the pc or the 3100

Aug 05, 2009 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Touch Screen


You probably just need to reset it.
Magellan Maestro models- the location of reset button is on the left, right, or bottom side inside a small hole. Use an object to apply pressure to depress the reset button. Also try holding the power button down for up to 10 seconds to power the unit off and again holding the power button down for up to 10 seconds to power the unit on.
You may need to update your firmware. Go to this site
http://www.magellangps.com/support/
select your product family, model, and then press the submit button. Firmware updates are located in the updates/upgrade section.

This should solve the problem. Good luck. If this helps, plz rate it fixa. Thank you kindly.

Feb 07, 2009 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Magellan maestro 3100 gps


Did you try to install the "Region Update 2.18" from magellangps.com ?
  • If you did, there is a solution posted for that.
  • If not, have you ever done a back-up onto an SD card?
  • If you did, copy USBTRANS folder from the backup to the Maestro SYS folder via a USB cable. Try it now.
  • If it still doesn't work, you will probably have to send it to Magellan for repair. Be prepared to wait a few months for it to be returned, and don't expect them to contact you with updates. I know that stinks, but it is the way it is.

Oct 07, 2008 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Magellan maestro 3100 failed update


go to Tech support at www.magellamgps.com tell them what has transpired and ask for 2.18 Update Recovery Files. This fixed my problem. Took a few email exchanges but I thought the responses were very quick.

Oct 04, 2008 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Magellan GPS


Online at Magellan website you can update your magellan maestro 3100

Mar 25, 2008 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Magellan Maestro 3100 stuck on


If you followed the procedure closely, you now have an SD card with your backup on it. The backup consists of two folders: BACKUP, and USBTRANS. Insert the backup SD card in your PC's reader slot and open a "file explorer" aka "Windows Explorer", not to be confused with "Internet Explorer". You will use Windows Explorer to click and drag the USBRANS folder to the Maestro.

With the Maestro 3100 connected to the PC, a couple of Explorer folders will open and you can see the file structure for the GPS in 1, and in the other one a separate file structure for the blank SD card needed for the update. Look at the file structure for the GPS and you should see a handful of folders including "SYS".

  • Start the upgrade program, following the procedures.
  • Click the NEXT button at the bottom of the procedures screen.
  • Immediately copy the backed up USBTRANS folder (and all contents) to the SYS folder on the GPS.
  • The update should now find the Maestro 3100 and proceed with the update.

SUMMARY: copy USBTRANS (it should contain 1 file: UNIT.DAT)
  • from your BACKUP SD card (not the one in the Maestro)
  • to your Maestro 3100's SYS folder.

Feb 25, 2008 | Magellan MAESTRO 3100 98083401 GPS Device

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Magellan Maestro 3100


this one is for suziebeech,make sure your cd drive is a (dvd rom only) drive meaning that it will read dvd only,i had a problem trying to update my unit i put my dvd into the dvdr /rw-rdl- +, and it took a while,then i put it on the second computer that has a dvd rom only drive it read it and popped up fast was able to update the unit so try that.

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