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I was attempting to update my nuvi 360 from update disc 2009 the computer was not reconizing it so i un pluged usb cable and now it is dead it will turn on and off rightway does not download the map also thanx

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It sounds like it has a fault on the power supply as maybe when you pulled the cable out without bering told to do so voltages was still flowing and that caused it to short something on the power supply. Hope this helps.

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Is this the USB data cable or is it the vehicle power cable?
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Garmin is telling you to update your Map, its wants you to buy a New Map which cost around 50 or 60 dollars.....your unit will work find for now unless you need the new map 2011 it just has the newer streets and highways. Anything over 2 years old should have a newer Map..

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your computer with detect new hardware ( usb ) a pop up box will come up, minimise it

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With the unit off......... plug in your nuvi with the USB cable to your computer

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The Unit will show a screen that your pluged in.

Now go to www.MyGarmin.com and register your unit. It then will give you the lastest updates.

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You can try to use a cable from a small camera with a mini USB connection. Your computer MIGHT recognize your GPS with this cable.

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