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No more help files? I can't view images?

I don't know what happened, but it seems as if my Garmin nuvi 200 no longer is capable of viewing images, the help files don't show up, and any POI's I load also do not appear.

What gives? Everything shows up when I hook the GPS to my computer... all the files are there... I have also reset the setting to Factory settings... can somebody help me?

Thanks

Teebo

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Problem solved.

All I had to do was press the tiny RESET button on the back.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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Depending on how long you have had the unit is what you might want to look at in taking it back to where you bought it, but I'm not real clear on what exactly is going on. Is it that the screen is always blank or what?

Posted on Apr 16, 2008

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Hi,

Download the manual from :-

http://safemanuals.com/user-guide-instructions-owner-manual/GARMIN/NUVI-265W-_E

You need to have acrobat reader to view the file.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

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The error message you are receiving about maps is actually a sign of a firmware corruption problem, which just happens from time to time with electronic devices. Updating the firmware of your nuvi will replace the corrupt firmware.

These are the steps to take to update your Nuvi 200:

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I hope that helps.
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Nuvi 200 Manuals here.
Backup your favorites.
Nuvi 200 Hard Reset.

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I can help you fix your Garmin Nuvi 200W.

There are three steps to take to get your Nuvi running like new:

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Hi,
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I wanted to add maps to my 250W. I found the maps I wanted on a Torrent. However, many searches around various forums never revealed how to install these. Found the following through reading and experimentation.

1. Downoaded map image file GMAPSUPP.IMG. Download also gave me "Use code XXX when generating unlock code for maps"
2. Downloaded Garmin Unlock Generator 1.3 by JetMouse
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8. Click Load Folder to load the image file. Select the tick next to it.
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13. Select Folder/Card in Img2GPS
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17. Create a new text file called GMAPSUPP.UNL in the same directory (make sure it does not have a hidden .txt extension).
18 copy the 25 digit unlock key into this file.
19. Close the file.
20. Disconnect the Garmin.
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Solution below works for NUVI660 as well; ignore everything after step 6 but DO reboot and delete previously existing connections.

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All,

I was having the same problem with my Curve and Nuvi 680. What has fixed this for me is downgrading the Bluetooth firmware version on the Nuvi itself. I was running version 3.0 (you can check your version by going to Settings -> System -> About on the Nuvi) -- I had success after downgrading to version 2.4.

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