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Lee Hilt <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 3 Nov 2009 15:01:44 -0500
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Not that this will work, but try removing the batteries for a few moments,
and reseating them.

Another option is to lightly press the button again, and move it left and
right easilly while you release it, so that you're sure the button itself
isn't stuck down inside there somehow.


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 2:37 PM, Sherene Silverberg <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Lee Hilt kindly sent me a picture that showed us how to find the reset
> button.  My son depressed the button (I was unable to see it with my old
> eyes) and now the brick refuses to switch on or to stop clicking so we can't
> reload the drivers.
>
> I have to say that I went into this FLL League with great excitement.  I am
> now totally turned off by the entire experience.  Buggy equipment, buggy
> programs, drivers download pages hidden so well that unless you are given
> the exact page, even Google's spiders struggle to find it.
>
> I have received 6 emails in the half an hour since I sent my original
> email.  All these people are experiencing the self same problems as we are
> experiencing with the programs that run, not resembling the programs that
> were downloaded.
>
> This is the most appalling situation I have ever experienced.  Lego needs
> to get their act together and sell equipment that works.  Driver and
> firmware updates should be easily found.  This is an exceedingly expensive
> exercise and for this money, I expect far better service and equipment.
>
> My team has spent more work trying to fix Lego issues than they have on
> developing their programs.  It is most frustrating for my team to write a
> program, have it run perfectly 3 times and then on the 4th time have to
> execute a program that does not resemble the one that ran perfectly 3 times
> prior.
>
> Now we have a dead brick just because we attempted to reset it.
>
> Just in case you haven't realized it yet, I am fuming.
>
> Sherene
>
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