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My Garmin Forerunner 201 has frozen up, no butttons work, and charging the unit doesn't work. HELP!!

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  • miller_jeff Aug 26, 2008

    Thanks for the help, I spoke with a techi at Garmin, basically, you have to hold in the reset/lap button, then hold in the power button for 5-6 seconds, then release both simultaneously. It worked! Hope this helps.

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It doesn't have a reset button somewhere?

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