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Frozen/locked nuvi 610

Hi i have a garmin 610 and i tried to install some maps, however my unit has now frozen.
it starts up and halfway through the load up a white line appears across the screen.
any suggestions.
regards

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  • evzy Apr 08, 2008

    yes tried the reset also i have tried pressing the bottom right corner of the screen whilst start up to clear all user data. is there anyway to clear the info from the device and get it reinstalled?

  • evzy Apr 10, 2008

    i took the product back and got a refund, but thanks for the advice anyway ;)

    regards.

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Have you tried to remove the battery?

A lot of garmins have the same thing happen after just months of working great, a very strange thing, usually nothing really helps.

for some reason these systems will freeze up and in most cases they are deemed unrepairable, if you can, I would return it and get a new one or a different one because this is a common problem and as far as I see, Garmin doesn't have a solution to this.

thank you and have a good day, I am so sorry about the bad news

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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    Benjamin Patri Apr 08, 2008

    have you tried removing the battery yet?

    If you plug it in and try to download the maps again, that may reset it. let me know about my question

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HI,

shut it off and turn it back on to get any functionality back. Reset the unit as per Garmin's instructions by pressing the rest sweitch.

If you still face the problem i suggest you to get replaced.

Goopdluck,
Please don't forget to rate the solution..

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Have you tryed to press the reset button on the bottom? first remove the sd card.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

  • Ekse Apr 08, 2008

    hey, try a software / firmware update. if you need instructions check the manual, or let me know and il get you instructions, thanks.

  • Ekse Apr 10, 2008

    is this problem solved since you gave a fixya rateing or do you still need help?

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