Question about Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver
I had same problem. I called Garmin customer service who connected me to a computer rep. Garmin hooks with your computer that you have your Garmin plugged into.They can upload the proper software in no time at all.
The rep told me that after I updated my Garmin I might have turned off the unit before it completed updating the new software. You need to wait until the screen with "Where to?" appears.
It works great now. Prepare to wait on hold for a while. I waited just over an hour on Monday, their busiest day.
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
Take a look at this site, http://www.garmin.be/missing.html Download and unzip the software, plug your garmin in the USB and start the updater.exe program. It gets you started again. Later on you can use the Webupdater to get possible newer software..
It worked for me and my Zumo550
Posted on Jun 03, 2009
Yes, you want to select "Avoid Highways" in the Avoidances menu. Please see this link on how to acccess that function.
Posted on Oct 01, 2009
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The device has a unit number on one of the screens. Contact Garmin and give them the unit number and they should be able to give you the serial number
Posted on Oct 27, 2009
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