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When I start my garmin nuvi 765t. it will try to start but just before finishing loading the maps it shuts down and keeps trying to start until I turn it off. also my computer does not recognize it when I plug it using USB.

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Download the Garmin Communicator Plugin and Web Updater software from Garmin's website - both tools are free and will load the proper USB drivers for your 765T.

Ensure that the battery is fully charged via the battery strength icon, prior to aquiring satellites.

To reset the 765T: Hold finger or thumb on lower right hand corner of screen while powering the unit on from the off position. This will erase all user data.

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