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Doesn't Power on meaning dead

I acquired software update from Magellan. This was going to convert my 700 to 760 when it was complete with the input from the CD that was sent to me. I would also have a more current version and maps. After some hours it completed the transfer noting it was sucessful. It told me a reboot would be necessary and not to shut off the device BUt when I just wanted to move it out of my way I inadveretently dislodged the cradel. The device went off and stayed off. I thought it might be the power cord so I tried my car's power cord but it still wouldn't work.

I called Magellan but they don't support it any more (discontinued). On of their techs said it was a cradel problem and then an additional call another tech said it was the device (corrupted in some way). A definite difference of advice.

So doesn't any one out there have a solution to this problem?

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Since it is a dicontinued like mine roadmate700 and started losing sattilite signal like everyone says here ,i got upset i spent alot of money on it,then this happens, so i decided and bought the new magellan mastreo 4000 and just updated the software and no problems i love it,portable,thin light weight internal chargable battery that lasts 3hrs,the signal strenght is awsome,never had any problems,my advice junk it, the 700 like i did and purchase a new unit.this way it will save you alot of problems and headaches in the future,beleive me.

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