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I bought Garmin nuvi 760 on E-Bay and it is locked,how do I unlock it ?

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Must send to Garmin Service Center with proof of purchase, or simply call them and ask for assistance.

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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"You have Garmin Lock activated on your nuvi: there are only two ways you can unlock it.

1. Enter the PIN code (but you clearly don't have it).

2. Take the unit to the Security Location you chose when activating Garmin Lock: it will then unlock without the PIN code and you can then either reset the PIN or disable Garmin Lock. The Security Location should not be the owner's home address, but many owners ignore this recommendation. Many owners choose their workplace or a close friend or relatives address for this purpose.

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I hope that you manage to either fix your problem using my advice or at least can decide whether to abandon the unit and buy another."

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