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I have a garmin nuvi 310 which wont pick up satelites the gps software version is 0.00 i need to find out what the proper version is and where to get it and how to install it

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Go to the Garmin website and download their Webupdater program. Run it and plug your Nuvi into the PC using the USB cable. It will upgrade your Nuvi firmware and then ask if you want to select other software. Select the one labeled GPS chipset G. After it has finished, make sure you deselect the Nuvi and unplug the cable. The Nuvi will reboot and say "LOADER" and will reboot with the latest firmware and attempt to update the GPS software to v3.0. After it has rebooted, turn it off and then on again. Check the GPS software version. It should be 3.0. If it's still 0.0, then your antenna/receiver is bad and needs to be replaced.

- Jim

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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    SHARCNET-USA Nov 19, 2008

    Thanks for the poor rating...........

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    SHARCNET-USA Nov 19, 2008

    Take it from someone who repairs Nuvi's. You were given the right information.

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