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TI-89 Titanium Texas Instruments Unit will not turn on. I tryed

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TI-89 Titanium Texas Instruments Unit will not turn on. I tryed taking out one battery pushing apps replacing battery then push on button screen blinked black once that was it still won't turn on.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  TX_Engineer replied 3 years ago.
After you replace the batteries with known good batteries, I have two things you can try:

A reset. Turn it on, then:
2nd + Left Arrow + Right Arrow + On
This restarts and clears ram.

If that doesn't work, you need to reload firmware. You need to identify your TI-89 version and using your PC and a connect cable, rewrite the calculators OS. Specific downloads and instructions can be found here:
http://education.ti.com/calculators/downloads/US/Software/Search/Results?cp=4

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