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My forerunner 610 has stopped working - tried soft reset -

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my forerunner 610 has stopped working - tried soft reset - currently screen has black ring around the edge and a dashed line top right
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Customer: watch has not been charging very well so i tried a soft reset to see if that would work but the screen just shows a ring around the edge and a dashed line in top right
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Customer: its a few years old know but has generally been working fine
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

It seems the software on your Forerunner has gotten corrupted somehow.

You can try using Garmin Express on your computer to install the latest firmware again:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=5283

Let me know if that works for you?

Pete.