Question about Garmin GPS Devices
I suspect the long delay occurred after a firmware update. Sometimes the Nuvi's memory needs to cleared after a firmware upgrade that changed the address map.
Please backup any user waypoints and custom POI then:
just do a hard reset..push and hold the reset button on the back of unit just under your open antenna.
how to get to a system info/diagnostics screen set for Nuvis
When you're at the main screen, hold your finger on the time in the upper right corner for more than 5 seconds, and you'll get to an info screen, and back/next buttons lower right of screen.
There's some sound diagnostics, and screen tests, and lots of info pages - including one with some battery status/statistics. To get out of the diagnostic mode, power cycle your unit...and when you do this, it will take some time to lock on to satellites.
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Posted on Oct 10, 2008
Well, since you seem to be missing the gmapprom.img file which is the pre-installed detail map file and since you don't have a backup file, Tech Support is your only option. They will likely have to send you a disk with the maps for you to reload them. The maps are too large for downloading via the internet. (Hopefully, they won't ask you to send the unit to them.)
Note to all users:
1. Before doing anything on your unit, BACK UP the entire thing to your computer. It will take 30 - 45 minutes or so, but as you can see, it's worth it.
2. Before deleting or otherwise manipulating ANY files on your Garmin unit, BE SURE that you know exactly what those files are.
Simply loading and unloading Custom POIs with POI Loader will not delete the map files on your GPS unit. This is something that the user does, albeit most likely inadvertently. Having a backup is your extra protection, but still users should be sure that that they know which files are which.
Posted on Oct 10, 2008
Have you tried updating the unit at Garmin's Website?
Let me know if you need help, I can get you the right web-link if needed.
Posted on Feb 28, 2009
Please see this link for more inforamtion on this problem. I can help you resolve the issue. Your map unlock code is either corrupted or missing.
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
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