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My new nuvi 255w will not start displaying info

My new nuvi 255w will not start. I just bought it, plugged it into my computer to get it juiced up, but all I see is the Garmin logo and the connected to computer image...
It starts loading its maps, but suddenly stops after 2 secs and goes back to the connected-to-computer screen..

Is it broken, or is this normal until it gets charged up?

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When using a usb from your computer it is only a trickle
charge to the garmin. Will take a day or two to fully charge. If you use a the cigarette lighter plug that came WITH the garmin, it will fully charge in 4 hours. Stick with garmin approved plugs and all will go smooth. I know, I made the same error.

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