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Pin Number How do I reset the pin and location?

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  • smi8333 Feb 25, 2008

    I understand that only Garmin can unlock a GPS. It costs almost what I paid for it. I can't see paying more money to get this GPS working.

    Thanks anyway.
    Carole Smith

  • smi8333 Feb 26, 2008

    Your first sentence hit the problem square on. I don't ever remember putting in a PIN nor do I know the location where it could have happened.

    If I could get past the PIN page, I would then do those other steps you suggested.

    Thanks for your efforts.




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In order to reset the PIN and location, you must first enter the correct PIN (or take the unit to where the PIN was set) and unlock the unit. Then press the button on the bottom of the screen that looks like a wrench. Press the "System" icon, then press the button to the right of "Garmin Lock." Your choices should be "Off," "On," "Change PIN" and "Change Security Location."

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