Question about Garmin nuvi 1200 Car GPS Receiver
Windows xp shows the device under my computer but when i try to register on the website the device is not detected
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have been trying to updating my Garmin nuvi 200 with the North America 2008 map and I'm getting a message that says This Garmin is not eligible because a previous map version is not installed....HELP - I leave for Candad tomorrow and of course there closed tonite. Can you help?
Posted on Jun 17, 2008
The problem was following the Garmin instructions too closely. What I found via a GPS forum was that some USB cables can be finicky and trying different USB cables may solve the problem. In my case I found I had to turn the nuvi 255W on normally during registration; then connect the USB cable to device and PC. Then the registration and download worked.
The documentation is not clear on this.
Found I had the latest map; but did upgrade my firmware from 5.90 to 6.10.
Posted on Dec 29, 2009
go to garmin and down load the web updater in downloads first .........then connect and go to programmes in pc and select garmin then run web updater , if no good try a different usb lead
Posted on Jan 03, 2010
i had the same problem with a unit the other day so i phoned our garmin support and after trying numerous driver downloads and things eventually had to send it in for repairs they replaced my unit and it now works fine
Posted on Apr 19, 2010
SOURCE: i have been trying to
Please make sure that you are connecting the usb cable directly to a usb port on your computer and NOT through a usb hub. Then make sure you are registered with Garmin and have downloaded the latest Garmin updater software. Make sure that the unit is fully charged. Once it is connected and recognized the map update can take hours even with a fast internet connection.
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Posted on May 23, 2011
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