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Ti os restore problem

I restarted my ti-84 silver because it froze at garbage collecting

i downloaded the ti connect x but when i try to restore it, it asks for a user name and password...

 how do i get those?

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You shouldn't need a username and password. Download the OS from education,ti.com.and right click it, there should be an option to "Send To TI Device..." That should work.

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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My TI-84 calculator says "Garbage Collecting" and won't work, how should I reset it?


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What can be done if a TI-83 Plus family or TI-84 Plus family calculator displays Garbage Collecting... for more than 20 minutes?

The garbage collection allows the cleanup of unused archive memory. It deletes unarchived variables from the user data archive and it rearranges the remaining variables into consecutive blocks. When a variable is unarchived, the Archive free memory amount increases immediately, but the space is not actually available until after the next garbage collection.

If garbage collecting is more than 20 minutes, the calculator has possibly locked up and will need to be reset.

The reset procedure will delete all the items that are in the memory of the graphing calculator. Use the reset procedure below:
• Remove 1 AAA battery.
• Press and hold down the [DEL] key.
• While holding down the [DEL] key, replace the AAA battery, and press the [ON] Key.

The message Waiting... Please install calculator software should appear. At this point, it will be necessary to reinstall the calculator's operating system.
• Connect the calculator to the computer using the TI Connectivity Cable or DirectUSB Cable.

Please post if this was helpful...
• In Windows®, click on Start >> Programs >> TI Tools >> TI Connect >> TI OS Downloader.
• In MacOS® X, open Hard Drive >> Applications >> TI Connect >> TI OS Restore.
• Follow the directions on screen to reinstall the calculator's operating system.
Access the link following for detailed instructions on how to complete operating system installation.

Oct 14, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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TI84 does not work!


Perform a manual Garbage Collect.
  1. Press [2nd][0] to access (CATALOG)
  2. Press [TAN] to jump to first command that starts with G.
  3. Find GarbageCollect
  4. Press [ENTER][ENTER][2:Yes].Garbage collection may take up to 5 minutes
  5. After garbage collection is finished retry transfering data to calculator.

Uninstall and reinstall the TI-Connect software:
  1. Go to Start >> Settings >> Control Panel or Start >> Control Panel and select "Add or Remove Programs".
  2. Locate the TI-Connect software in the list and then choose "Remove".
  3. Once the software uninstall process has completed, please shut down and power off the computer.
  4. Wait approximately 20-30 seconds and then reboot into Windows.
  5. Download and install the latest version of the TI Connect software from the TI Connect Software home page.
  6. Once the TI Connect software install process has completed, restart the computer before using TI-Connect.
  7. Attempt to transfer data to the calculator.
If these steps do not solve the problem contact TI

Jan 30, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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I get a access denied error when i try to transfer programs to my ti 84 plus


Hello,
Here is what the TI Knowledge Base has to say about resolving the problem you have.Hope it helps.

How do I resolve the error "Access Denied" when transferring an App or OS using the TI Connect software?

The error "Access Denied" indicates that the TI-Connect software could not complete the current transfer due to an unforeseen error. Please try the following troubleshooting steps if the error persists.
Perform a manual "Garbage Collect" on the calculator (TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus family only):
• Press [2nd] [0] [TAN] [ENTER] [ENTER] [2].
NOTE: A manual "Garbage Collect" can take up to 5 minutes to complete.
• Attempt to transfer data to the calculator.
Uninstall and reinstall the TI-Connect software:
• Go to Start >> Settings >> Control Panel or Start >> Control Panel and select "Add or Remove Programs".
• Locate the TI-Connect software in the list and then choose "Remove".
• Once the software uninstall process has completed, please shut down and power off the computer.
• Wait approximately 20-30 seconds and then reboot into Windows.
• Download and install the latest version of the TI Connect software from the TI Connect Software home page.
• Once the TI Connect software install process has completed, restart the computer before using TI-Connect.
• Attempt to transfer data to the calculator.
If the above troubleshooting steps do not work, please contact TI-Cares Technical Support for additional troubleshooting.

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Mirage os calc


yo i had the same problem, i ended up going back to os 2.40 - alot of times when oyu download mirage its from an unreliable source. the same thing happened to me cuz i wanted to play mario, but it isnt worth ******* up the insdes of the calculator man.

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Reloading OS


Apparently you can reset the calc if you remove a battery, hold delete and re-insert the battery....

However, try this...Find somebody with the same calc and connect them together. On the working calc Press 2nd, link [x,t,n], G: send OS and wait for good things to happen...

Nov 10, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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Err: bad address when unarchiving


Ti helper has a correct answer but you may want to try garbage collecting first. To do this press 2nd catalog and then g and then press enter when you find garbage collect. Then enter again and say yes. This should give you back the mem if not you need to reset the ram.

Apr 09, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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Garbage Collecting


graphing calulators work much like computers. The have RAM space so they can remember what you have done recently and stuff like that. So when it's garbage collecting it means it's trying to find more space. This generally means that you don't have much much ARC or RAM space left. You can see this under your memerory manager. (2nd + enter) then you can reset your calculaor(2nd plus 7 1 2) or you can go to memory manager and unarchive your programs. Fur an example you have TI 84. Most new TI 84 have sientific tools. so if you don't you it take away the archive (*) by pressing enter and then hit DEL. the more RAM space and ARC space should make it so it doens't garababe collect. Hope this works. i can help you more if this doesn't work. GOOD LUCK

Jan 24, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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Garbage collecting


I had the same problem. Here's whutcha do: You know that USB cable that came with your calculator that hooks up to your computer? You're gonna need it. First, take out one battery from your calculator. Then hold down the DEL button. Whilst holding it down, re-insert the battery. Now turn the calculator on. Hooray! It doesn't say Garbage Collecting anymore! Now it says "Waiting... Please install operating system now." Now you hook up your calculator to your computer with that cable. Go into TI CONNECT (if you don't have it, download it at TI's official website), and transfer the newest OS (also available at TI website). Now your calculator is working again. Woohoo.

Sep 24, 2007 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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Garbage collecting


I had the same problem. Here's whutcha do: You know that USB cable that came with your calculator that hooks up to your computer? You're gonna need it. First, take out one battery from your calculator. Then hold down the DEL button. Whilst holding it down, re-insert the battery. Now turn the calculator on. Hooray! It doesn't say Garbage Collecting anymore! Now it says "Waiting... Please install operating system now." Now you hook up your calculator to your computer with that cable. Go into TI CONNECT (if you don't have it, download it at TI's official website), and transfer the newest OS (also available at TI website). Now your calculator is working again. Woohoo.

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