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Weird display problem.....HELPME PLEASE!!!

For some reason my ti-83+ has a weird display problem. I didn't do anything funny to it or something like that but was merely using it when it was low on batteries. When the batteries got really low, my screen started showing weird stuff like floating symbols and shaded boxes in place of numbers. Not a function displayed correctly nor have I seen a complete word show up. When i replaced the batteries, it continued acting weird.... Things i have tried- 1. Cleared All Ram 2. Imported another OS Nothing works, does anyone knows the cause of this problem or how to fix this problem? Thanks!

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I had the same problem Jozhy. I fixed it by re-upgrading the OS using the latest version of TiLP (TILP2 version 1.04). When I tried it using the version of TiLP 2 that I had it didn't fix the problem. I understand that the version before the one that was released a few months ago didn't flash the OS correctly. Try it again after downloading the latest program.

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