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Missing links/buttons I downloaded North America maps recently for my Garmni Nuvi 270 and it erased the button "type country name" under "adress" this unit is preloaded with maps of Europe but now i cant type in country name. How do i get this back?

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Press bottom right hand corner as soon as you turn it on and it will ask you if you want to reboot. you will get factory reboot

Posted on May 31, 2009

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