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My Garmin is stuck in simulation mode at one of my last locations

Somehow the "current location" is set at one of the last places that I went and now everything that I put in is simulated and starts at that location instead of where I am.
I have tried changed just about everything that i can think of.

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All garmin nuvi users reset device small button on bottom then plug into computer using usb cable back up the nuvi folder in my computer,just in case, then run virus check on device`s nuvi folder when finished unplug safely , hopefully should be back to normal i have down this with 2 nuvi`s with keyboard problems and it has worked both times hope works for you regards brettjohns1350@bigpond.com

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