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Zumo 550 Brought a Zumo 550 while on holiday in Florida, also brought Europe maps to use when I got back to England.Loaded software and maps onto my pc.Then loaded Europe maps onto a 4GB SD card. My problem is it will not allow me to enter a UK post code or any other desination. It only allows me to enter a state or province.Not a town or city in Europe. Can anyone help, or had this problem. Tony Bird

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Re: Zumo 550

You'll have to select the europe map and deselect the usa map. Also you might have to change the locales. to do the first thing
tap wrench/tap map/tap about there you should see both maps, select the one you need and return to the wrench menu, select locales slect change all and walk through the menus (especialy the country!!!)

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