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Handheld gps just quit.

I did a map updaate on my Garmin eTrex Venture. When it had completed, I disconnected it and the GPS just shut off and will not start up. I changed the battaries without any results. I tried to to a master reset of the unit and nothing happened. HELP!!

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Go to GARMIN Website and seek help there [from their techys] asap ... ok

Posted on Nov 24, 2013

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SOURCE: GPS displays BNG on location

BNG stands for 'British National Grid'

  1. Go to the Setup menu
  2. Select Units
  3. Change the Position Format to hddd°mm.mmm'

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi Firmaware Update Complete, Unable to catch satellite signal

So what happens when you connect it to the PC?
Make sure no sd cards are installed while you do this.
download and install web updater, run it it gets to a screen where it looks for the gps, plug the usb cable into the GPS (no USB hubs please!!!) Make sure it detects the GPS before you continue. Select the updates you need (don't install all the languages !!) after this is done the program will report the downloads are on the garmin, unplug the unit and it will reboot and whilst rebooting it will install the updates....so don't touch it until it reboots again and displays the regular screen....and make sure the batery is fully charged before you do this...!

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi Firmaware Update Complete, Unable to catch satellite signal

my garmin nuvi200 keeps on searches for satellite,but it couldnt able to pick up signal. A question mark over a map is always im seeing througout

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SOURCE: Garmin zumo 550 map update problem

  1. Make a backup of your Zumo by copying all the file to your computer.
  2. Using your PC and MapSource select all the maps then send them to a SD memory card need 2Gig or bigger card.
  3. Try to rename this file to gmapprom.img and replace the same named file in your zumo. (I haven't tried this personally, so if it fails, just replace this with your backup and all will be as it was.)
  4. If this fails, you can use the SD memory card in your zumo and it will use this map instead, but it will take longer to boot your zumo.

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SOURCE: My Garmin StreetPilot c340 is frozen.

No.......the C340 STREET PILOT has a hidden reset button. Put your fingernail in the slot just under the GARMIN name on the front face plate. Gently pull the face plate outward. Don't take it all the way off. The reset button is on the right side of the front screen just under this plate. Use a pointed object and hold the button IN for 3 seconds and unit will turn off. When you power it back up it will REBOOT.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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