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I have a garmin nuvi 200 sat nav that I had lost the power supply to for the car. I have now bought a new power supply but when I plug it in it brings up the name Garmin and a picture of what appears to be a PC tower connecting to the device. I have plugged it in to the pc thinking it may need updating but still recieving same thing. I am unable to exit this screen while the device is plugged in.

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  • sassykim69 Feb 06, 2010

    Even with updating the device it hasnt solved the problem of while it is plugged in having that screen appear. It was not doing this with the old plug. And it is the same picture whether it is plugged in to the car charger or computer.

  • sassykim69 Feb 06, 2010

    With my garmin device even after updating it it still has that picture. Should i be getting the picture when it is plugged into the car charger or as the other expert said could that be a sign of a bad chipset

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I have to guess this not a genuine Garmin cable !?

There are 2 different modes the Garmin charges at.

It senses which is which (USB 5V or Car 12V) and switches internally.

It is thinking it is being charged via USB - when you actually have it in the car.

Switch the cable - as non-garmin ones vary too much in quality and resistance.

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You won't be able to exit the screen while plugged in to pc anyways. I to believe it will need a complete update. If updating doesn't help, then you may have an internal problem such as bad chipset.

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