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SYSTEM SOFTWARE MISSING!! on display - the maps just needed update - now the 'missing system software' is displayed ,, I thought it was the map updates needed to be updateed so I went to the Garmin website .. I downloaded the latest System updates 420 - once the loader started it went throught the configuration then it came up with file corrupted -- now When I turn on the NUVI 770 it just displays system software missing.. and now I cannot find it as a drive attached to my computer -- like its just disappeared,, If this is how the software upgrade is supposed to work I am not pleased.. also now when I contact the Garmin website it says system dowloaded file corrupted -- or -- unable to connect to garmin website??? If this is their solution thes the Nuvi is a piece of ****!!!! I do not understand why the loader would wipe out the system software on the device.. any help would be appreciated.. thank you rc

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  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    Got the same problem,on my nuvi 200 please help!!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    same

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    Same!!

  • yqlghfb Dec 24, 2008

    Same problem. The manual and Garmin website are useless. This is brand new and was a gift. I would never purchase a Garmin.

  • knigja3 Jan 06, 2009

    i had the same problem, anyone fix it yet?

  • bfmcmillen Jan 11, 2009

    Same here :(

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    same thing just bought it and it sucks, my brother has the same exact one and his works wtf?

  • astewart971 Feb 16, 2009

    I have a nuvi 750 went to update maps now screen reads system software missing.

  • loish Mar 21, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem you have described. I tried to register and update my Garmin sat nav and all the software has been wiped.

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I had the same problem with my nuvi 200. I contacted Garmin via phone (toll-free number) and the tech was very helpful. He said that this happened when I was updating because the program was interrupted while the update was in process. The problem is because I needed the USB drivers for updating--don't know how they got deleted but once he sent me an email with the instructions and attached zip file to reinstall the drivers and reset machine, everything is good to go again.


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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 REMEMBER: It takes hours to do a complete a map update.
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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 REMEMBER: It takes hours to do a complete a map update.
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