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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Need to do a factory reset
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To perform a Master Reset on the nuvi 200, 205, 465, 500, 600,
700, 705, 1200,1300,1400 or 1600 series device:
Note: A master reset will erase all waypoints or favorites
and will restore your unit to the default factory settings.
Posted on Jan 17, 2010
SOURCE: reset 255 loader loading frozen
Press the reset button - you'll find it on the lower right of the Nüvi 255, but it doesn't look like a button. It's basically the sticker with all the information on it. It's just enough to push the sticker carefully with something small, not too sharp so it doesn' get destroyed. The Nüvi reboots, the loader loads and proceeds with the software load. Once this is over, shut down the Nüvi and reconnect to the PC. Then, everything works fine (it did at least for me).
Posted on Feb 27, 2009
Take it back to the exact place where the password was set. Once the GPS is at the coordinates it will let you change the PW. This is an anti theft security and cannot be over ridden.
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Posted on Jun 11, 2010
Sounds like your firmware needs updated. Just go to Garmin’s website then downloads and update your firmware. As long as there is no screen damage but just touch screen not working that will fix it. An easy test is to take out the battery and if the unit works for second then freezes you just need to update firmware. Turn off unit plug into computer via usb cable and do firmware update, that easy!!!! Hope that helps?
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
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