Question about GPS
SOURCE: forgot pin number
The only way to unlock a PIN locked Garmin is to enter the correct PIN number, or take the unit to the location at which the PIN was entered. Your only other option is to send the unit to Garmin.
Posted on Jul 18, 2008
SOURCE: Garmin C530 need pin to unlock
Have you tried putting the unlock code in the main directory? To do this open up notepad or some similar text program and copy the code from the yellow sheet onto the note pad and save it as GMAPPROM.UNL. Then open "My Computer" and locate the Garmin removable device. Open the "Garmin" folder and copy that file to it. Safely remove it from your system and turn it on.
Posted on Nov 27, 2008
SOURCE: how to reset my gps device
Steps to fully reseting Your Garmin nuvi
1:remove sticker located at bottom
2. There should be a reset button located to the far right.
3. Hold down the reset button ( at the same time push the power button to the left) hold these for 10 seconds.
Posted on May 27, 2009
SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi PIN reset?
I can't believe you even admit to owning stolen property.
Yes multiple attempts will lock the garmin, And you will only be able to unlock it by going to the security location that was used when the security pin was input into the system.
Unfortunately, even if you perform master reset on Garmin GPS unit, it does not reset Garmin Lock security feature, which password-protect most Garmin electronic devices to deter theft. If you forget the PIN or password unlock code to unlock the Garmin unit, the best solution is to bring it to Garmin to get unlocked. “Secure Location” does not unlock a locked Garmin unit either as it’s only a temporary fix as when it’s turn on outside the security location, the device is locked again."
So unfortunately, there is only one option: You have to send your nüvi into the Garmin, who can unlock it. Remember original receipt.
Posted on Sep 15, 2009
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