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Difference in software versions for two-nuvi 260Ws

I have two nuvi 260Ws. One purchased in April 2008 and the second, December 2008. The first has version 4.0 and the second has version 4.6. I like version 4.6 because of the QWERTY keyboard. Can I update v4.0 to v4.6?

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Yes,

You need a USB cable. Connect it between your Nuvi and your PC. Go to www.garmin.com and download their webupdater program and install it on your PC. Run the webupdater and it will allow you to upgrade the firmware.

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Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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In order to update your Garmin Nuvi 205W's system version, you'll need to download software which checks your unit's current version and updates it to the latest version. The current version available is 2.9.1.0 as of December, 2009. Garmin makes it easy by installing a browser plugin instead of having to install a software package. The WebUpdater plugin can be downloaded here:
http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/howtoinstall.jsp

In order to install the plugin you must first agree to the license agreement. You will then need to close all of your open browsers that are open on your computer to finish the install. Once you have, the plugin will start to install. To finish the system update, Garmin lists several steps on a page;
  • Disconnect your 205W from your laptop or desktop and let it restart
  • Once you see the main screen, you can connect it back to your computer and wait 30 seconds.
  • On the next screen, click the 'Find Devices' button and then click the 'Next' button.
Once your computer finds your 205W and you initiate the update, the plugin will install the new system to your unit.

Hope helps.

Apr 03, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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To download Webupdater for MAC (April 23, 2009), click here.

on Apr 17, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200 Car GPS Receiver

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Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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Looking to reflash the firmware / system software for your Garmin GPS device? Replacing the brains of your Garmin GPS is the surest way to resolve freezing, hanging, and erratic behavior. Keeping the software and firmware in your Garmin GPS current and up-to-date is also the best way to keep it performing well.

ce00fb3.jpg

To download Webupdater for Legacy Windows (Pre-XP), the most recent software (version 2.4.0 as of December 20, 2006), click here.

I hope that helps.
____________________________

To download Webupdater for Windows (March 31, 2010), click here.
To download Webupdater for MAC (April 23, 2009), click here.

on Apr 17, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 205 voice stopped working


I had the same problem. I went onto Garmin.com and attached the Nuvi to the computer using a cord that I had for my blackberry phone. Once connected, I turned on the Nuvi and ran the update tool. The update tool will reinstall the voices. This seemed to work the first time. I have had to do this twice now since I received the Nuvi 205 on December 26, 2008 (it's February 13, 2009)

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Hi ! I purchased the Norton Antivirus protection last week, April 19 th/ 2008 at the Staples, in my home town. I downloaded and still it apears on my screen that my protection expired in 2007. Please...


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Daylight savings time adjustment


Go to:
http://www.emersonelectronics.ca/emerson/en/product/details/VLJT600
or
http://www.emersonelectronics.ca/emerson/en/category/list/694

The solution appears to be common for all recent Emerson SmartSet(tm) radios (BTW it's not the clock fault, it's the law).

Remarkably Emerson foresaw this, so here we go.

Short version (may require three hands :-) )

DST start:
Press and hold MONTH/DATE and ALARM 1 buttons for at least 3 seconds until the display changes to something like "4 F" (Fourth month, First week) alternating with something like "4. 1" (April 1st, for 2007) or "4. 6" (April 6th, for 2008). While holding down the MONTH/DATE and ALARM 1 buttons, now press the DOWN or "-" Set button (3 times) until "3F2" shows (Third month, second week) alternating with something like "3.11) (March 11th, for 2007) or "3. 9" (March 9th, for 2008). Let go of all buttons and we are now half done.

DST end:
Press and hold MONTH/DATE and ALARM 2 buttons for at least 3 seconds until the display changes to something like "10 L" (Tenth month, Last week) alternating with something like "10.28" (October 28th, for 2007) or "10.26" (October 26th, for 2008). While holding down the MONTH/DATE and ALARM 2 buttons, now press the UP or "+" Set button (1 time) until "11 F" shows (Eleventh month, first week) alternating with something like "11. 4" (November 4th, for 2007) or "11. 2" (November 2nd, for 2008). Let go of all buttons and we are now done.


This should remain until either the lithium battery fails or Congress undoes its work.


BTW the Emerson addendum has a history error. The time change in the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October did not start in 1966, but in 1987. Before that starting in 1966 the standard was set at the last Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October. Except for 1974, when it was January 6th, 1974 (DST start) and October 27th, 1974 (DST end) and in 1975 when it was February 23rd, 1975 (DST start) and October 26th, 1975 (DST end). Before 1966, state and local governments had many different rules. Source: http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/e.html

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MS Access


Not sure what the financial quarter is exactly, but Wiki suggests that this is:
Therefore the solution would be:
datepart("q",dateadd("m",-3,DateValueVariable))

Tested using
datepart("q",dateadd("m",-3, now()))
datepart("q",dateadd("m",-3,"1/12/8"))

If the finanical quarters are different just add or sub more from the -3 i.e. if April is Q1 then +3 instead

Sep 24, 2007 | Microsoft Office Standard for PC

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