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I have nuvi 255 but the screen shows system software missing can u help me pls\

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Two possibles.

Download and run Web Updater from Garmin with the GPS connected to the computer with a USB cable. You should have the option of installing updated software or reinstalling the version on there from the factory.

Call Garmin Tech Support with the unit connected to the computer and they may be able to reinstall the software that way.

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Need start up manual - does not do what it is suppose to. Did I get ripped off?

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