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Unlock garmin c550 got sat nav garmin nuvi 200w from a friend had it ages and he does not remember pin or security location can you help

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Please read this article I wrote on this issue:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r1121692-lost_pin_garmin_lock_nuvi_series

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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