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Can't change location-appears as if still in Kansas despite downloads

Just got this gps as a xmas gift. But the instructions are not dumb friendly. The box says its preloaded with maps. I went on website and I did the unlocking and downloaded all I needed to. It still gives me the directions as if Im in Kansas. Someone please help!!!!!

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You need to go outside and turn on the Garmin until it has acquired a satellite lock (15-20 minutes). Kansas is the default location (Garmin Headquarters). Once you have acquire satellites, the Garmin will remember the last position as the starting position when the power is turned off. You know you have acquire a satellite lock once "Ready to Navigate" appears on the top of the screen.

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

  • cesararoque1 Jun 07, 2011

    My wife recently bought a garmin c330 gps and would not acquire satelite.This gps thought it was in Kansas after resets and would work the first time and then loose satelite connection again. Found 2 sites in the internet..1-www.garmin.com/unlock/update.jsp (this site is for maps update)..2-www.garmin.com/products/s330 (this one is for software updates). I had to download Adobe Reader since my computer didnot have the software to unzip these downloads, also had to download a couple of other apps. that were necessary to download maps and software for the gps. Also required, is an external drive since their programs would not download to c: drive or I might have done something wrong. I used a 4 gig. usb storage stick and followed all the instructions that were given..after all was said and done my gps was connecting to satelites while indoors. turned it off and back on several times and found satelites in a matter of seconds..If anyone has this same problem, this may solve the problem..The downloads are free.

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