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Garmin 760 missing software

I ran garmin webupdater and it ran and then told me to disconnect and turn back on. When I did this it says system software missing and NOW DOES NOT START UP AT ALL AND IS NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE WEBUPDATER. I now have a garmin that does not at all. I am ballistically unhappy!!!!!!!!

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  • braddogg Nov 07, 2008

    MISSING SOFTWARE HELP!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    Happend after upgrade of the system software to version 4.20

  • mb00001 Dec 25, 2008

    Same issues web updater downloaded corrupt file and now 250 shows "system software missing" and unit does not work. Well done garmin Happy Christmas.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    i have the same problem with c550 and don,t know what to do it say SYSTEM SOFTWARE MISSING

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    exactly the same, unbeliveable !!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    Mine is 265 and also shows software missing. It does not matter which unit, they all show the same problem, is this company for real?

  • stashtonuk Mar 16, 2009

    Webupdater apperaed to be working normally, then immediately after the message 'Erasing' the application timed out with errors with communication.

    Powering up the etrex now only gives 'SW MISSING' display.



    Used the manual updater.exe, which finds the etrex on COM4 as software version 2.05, but then says ' no updates available'. (2.14 is latest version)



    I've tried holding 'Page Up' whilst powering on and updating, still same message.

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My nuvi is saying system software missing HELP!!!

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