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Garmin nuvi 200.

Hi,
I bought a Garmin nuvi 200 as a replacement for my old tom tom 300, but am struggling to adapt to the display on the garmin and would like to change it.
Everything is fine apart from at the bottom of the screen it always gives the estimated time of arrival for your journey, but I would rather it say how many miles are left to travel like the tom tom does, yet I've tried searching the menus but can't find anything, and the user manual is a waste of time.
Please can you help?

Many thanks

Craig

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Simple answer is it can't be done I'm afraid.

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Looking to reflash the firmware / system software for your Garmin GPS device?

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