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Garmin Nuvi 200 keeps showing a message updating formware 1%, Then says completem, It keeps repeating this message

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  • liam550 Sep 06, 2009

    How do you do this, All I have is the webupdater

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Hi

Thanks for using FixYa. The Web Update program is sufficient to update the firmware, you can run the program from your desktop (with your GPS receiver attached to your PC) and will automatically pick up the GPS receiver attached to your PC. It will then connect to the relevant update file on the Internet and download it directly to your unit as shown in the steps below:

Step 1: Connect your GPS receiver to your PC and open the program. Click Next.

Step 2: The program automatically searches for updates for itself.

Step3: Wait for the program to find your GPS receiver connected to your PC. Click Next.

Step 4: The program will find the correct update files for your unit and show the relevant details. Click Next.

Step 5: Not relevant for all updates but if there are any warning messages regarding the update, this will be displayed. Click Next.

Step 6: The program will show a “change history” and list all improvements included in the update. Click Next.

Step 7: The obligatory Software License Agreement. Tick the “I agree to the above terms” box and the Next button will become available. [Note: Please take note of the last two sentences... "Please do not unplug the Garmin device during the update. You will not be able to cancel once the update starts". If this process is interrupted, there is a good chance that your GPS receiver will be corrupted and will have to be returned to your local Garmin Tech Center for repairs]. Click Next.

Step 8: The program will now download the update file directly to your GPS receiver. Don’t touch anything.

Step 9: The program will confirm the successful update and offer to check for any additional updates such as voice file updates, Bluetooth updates (for those units with Bluetooth capability), new vehicle icons etc. This is optional and you can either click Next to continue with this or simply click Cancel to close the program.

Step 10: If you chose to continue, the program will find all the additional updates, icons, language options etc and display them.

Step 11: Select which items you want downloaded or updated on your unit and then click Next.

Step 12: WebUpdater will download these additional items directly to your GPS receiver. Don’t touch anything.

Step 13: The WebUpdater program will confirm success. Click Finish to close the program.

Step 14: You will now have to unplug your Garmin Nuvi 200 receiver from your PC and let it reboot itself. Please do not touch anything on the GPS until the unit has completed the reboot process and is back at your normal start page (on a Nuvi, this would be your “Where To” page). This can sometimes take a while depending on the size and complexity of the various updates that were downloaded. [Note: Some models will not reboot automatically when unplugged from the PC, they will simply switch off. If this is the case (give it a minute or two to make sure), just switch the unit back on and then leave it to run through the reboot process.

Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

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I think the firmware has got stuck. Try reinstalling it.

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    Nandini Dhar Sep 06, 2009

    Uninstall the software and then reinstall the software. Like you did the first time you bought it. Try a hard reset. It will reset every faulty applications.

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I can help you fix your Garmin Nuvi 200.

The error message you are receiving about maps is actually a sign of a firmware corruption problem, which just happens from time to time with electronic devices. Updating the firmware of your nuvi will replace the corrupt firmware.

These are the steps to take to update your Nuvi 200:

Download and then run Garmin 200 WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software. Occasionally a nuvi 200 will also need a Hard Reset (preceded by a favorites backup) to bring it back to 100% operation.


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Your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. This tip will describe how to restore your Garmin Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

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  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your computer and update the system software of your GPS.
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Your Garmin Nuvi should now be running as good as new.

I hope that helps.
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Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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13c23b5.jpg

Does your Garmin Nuvi 200 or 200W GPS get stuck or freeze at startup, or when loading maps?

Looking to reflash the firmware / system software for your Garmin GPS device?

Replacing the brains of your Garmin GPS is the surest way to resolve freezing, hanging, and erratic behavior. Keeping the system software and firmware in your Garmin GPS current and up-to-date is also the best way to keep it performing well.

Your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. This tip will describe how to restore your Garmin Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

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  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your computer and update the system software of your GPS.
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Your Garmin Nuvi should now be running as good as new.

I hope that helps.
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Download your Garmin Nuvi 205 Series manuals here.
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