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Just updated my Garmin Nuvi 760 on line last nite. Today it won't even power up.

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Someone suggested holding the power switch on for 8 seconds to reset unit.
It did in fact power up after that.
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Have you tried pressing the reset button?

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Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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