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When I turn on my tomtom I get a thin blue line across the top of the screen. When I tap the screen in the place where 'continue' would be, I can see the thin blue line change colour and the device will work. As in, I can here the voice speaking,but I can see nothing on the screen.Is there a reset for this?

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Yes hold down the power button for 15 seconds and release this will reset your tomtom to factory settings................

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