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Garmin Nuvi 310 D

Just uploaded the latest updates for my 310 d and the unit no longer works. When switching on the screen reads "System Software Missing" and nothing works. After I downloaded the update (correct ver for the 310d) the msg displayed on my PC was "The update file is corrupted" "Your Garmin device has not been updated". Something must have been downloaded to wipe out the software... Have tried reinstalling the download but it won't work. Has anyone out there had this problem or can anyone help please. Cheers Lishmann

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  • Ray Freestone Apr 21, 2007

    Have solved this problem... for anyone else experiencing the same problem proceed as follows : With the unit switched off but connected to your PC, hold down the on button and keep it pressed until the screen reads "Pre Boot Mode" Keep the "on" button pressed and re install the software from the updater. This has worked for me and has updated the software, hope it works for anyone else.

    Cheers

    Lishmann

  • Ray Freestone May 04, 2007

    Hi and thanks for the info. I tried the reset but that did not work. I have managed to sort the problem as mentioned in my comment of Apr 21st, by connecting the switched off unit to my PC, holding down the "on" button and keeping it held down. When the screen reads Pre Boot Mode, reinstall the sofware from the updater and when that is done release the "on" button, and the unit should re boot correctly.
    You may need an extra pair of hands to do this but it has worked ok for me !!
    Cheers

    Lishmann

  • Anonymous Jul 23, 2008

    Yay it worked for me too. Thanks :)

  • johngommo Jan 17, 2009

    its now 2009 I have a street pilot c310 are there any updates for UK..only cannot readily find any on the listings?

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You can lift of the grey trim on the front and then hold down the reset button might not work though but its worth a try.

Posted on May 04, 2007

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