After trying to install new maps, Garmin nuvi 350 don't start
I tried to install new maps, but Garmin Nuvi 350 frozen and now when I try to turn on the gps he try to load the maps fails and never reach the main menu.
Even the PC don't recognise the gps unit (in windows explorer or webupdater program).
The reset button in the back doesn't help either.
Is there anything more I can do dto solve the problem?
Thanks in advance.
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Fixed. Called Garmin. It seems that version 4.90 FW on the Nuvi 350 (which came shipped on my 350) has a bug where it cannot communicate with the Garmin software either to update maps or update FW. Tech from Garmin e-mailed me a patch that I copied into the Garmin folder on the Nuvi itself, via USB and Windows Explorer. I then rebooted it; the patch installed itself which then allowed the unit to communicate with the map upgrade software and all is well. 2009 map update is now installed and the Nuvi is working fine again. Haven't tried upgrading to newer FW yet; will probably leave well enough alone.
The Nuvi 350 does have an SD cart slot in the side, which will allow you to purchase maps of other countries on an SD card, and use them in your unit. Garmin has a list of available maps for purchase on their web site.
Verify that you have the correct basemap for the country that you are in. There are two maps inside a new Garmin. The basemap which shows all the major highways and mapsource which shows all the street. If you don't have the correct basemap try changing 'Navigation' Advoidance to avoid highways and Toll Roads.