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My garmin nuvi 255w frozen... It shows only white screen... No pc or charger connection doesn't gelp.. Power buton pushing too...

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  • jordine17 Feb 11, 2009

    My Nuvi is stuck on the message "No detailed maps found that support routing. The nuvi cannot be used without them." And I've tried powering off and reseting, I'm thinking I just have a bad system.

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You will find a reset button on the outer edge that you can press with a pencil or the like... don't press too hold and i believe you hold it for about fifteen seconds

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