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When looking up a a new state,on mu Garmin Nuvi 205, the auto complete kicks in and does not offer me any choice for the state i am looking for. Can i turn off the auto complete? or is there another problem?

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What state are you looking for? You may not have maps for that area so it doesn't have it in the list. What maps are loaded on the GPS?

I would try just putting in enough characters so auto complete does not kick in then hit done. A list of possible hits will show up. Worth a try!

Cheers

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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Garmin 205 how to charge on computer?


Hello,

follow the steps below:

1st: make sure your NUVI is OFF then plug in the usb cable from the computer to the NUVI, after you hear your computer ding from new device connected, and the NUVI displays the computer icon move to step 2

step 2: if you have xp go to START and MY COMPUTER. with vista its START then COMPUTER button on the right side

step 3: with MY COMPUTER window open hold the NUVI power switch to the ON position and RIGHT CLICK the NUVI device logo (blue triangle) and select EJECT .. ( DON;T HIT SAFiLY REMOVE)

step 4: when you see GARMIN display on the screen you can letgo of the power button on the NUVI ****** if you unplugthe usb it will display message stating EXTERNAL POWER LOST SWITCHING TO BATTERY POWER***** while it is plugged to the computer the battery meter will disappear.

Good luck.

May 27, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 200W Webupdate


Garmin Nuvi 200W Webupdate

Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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Does your Garmin Nuvi 200 or 200W GPS get stuck or freeze at startup, or when loading maps?

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

Replacing the brains of your Garmin GPS is the surest way to resolve freezing, hanging, and erratic behavior. Keeping the system software and firmware in your Garmin GPS current and up-to-date is also the best way to keep it performing well.

Your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. This tip will describe how to restore your Garmin Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

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  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your computer and update the system software of your GPS.
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Your Garmin Nuvi should now be running as good as new.

I hope that helps.
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on Apr 17, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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How to Perform a WebUpdate of the Garmin Nuvi 205 and 205W System Software


How to Perform a WebUpdate of the Garmin Nuvi 205 and 205W System Software

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Does your Garmin Nuvi 205 or 205W get stuck or freeze at startup or when loading maps?

One trick to try when your GPS is acting up is to perform a Hard Reset.

Occasionally, your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. Today's tip will describe how to restore your Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

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  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your PC and update the system software of your GPS.

Your Garmin Nuvi should be running as good as new.

on Jan 17, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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How do i get the garmin nuvi 205 updates? i thought it was free but the garmin site are trying to charge me. if i have to pay where is the cheapest place to get the updates?


Hello.
You can try the nüMaps Guarantee. It will give you free map update for 60 days after registering your unit.
Check it out here.
Now, you can get map updates from Garmin only as there are no longer free maps except if offered.

Apr 06, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 205 continues to state Loss Satellites


If your Garmin NUVI 205 can be recognized by your computer when plugged in, I recommend you backup your favorites.

Then I suggest a hard reset. This correct some problems.

Finally, replace the firmware and system software using webupdate. Replacing the firmware should allow it to find more satellites more quickly and keep them more successfully after the update.

I hope that helps.

Mar 14, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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My husband travels 5 days a week (regional sales manager) and LIVES by his Garmin Nuvi 205. It is only 5 months old but now when he turns it on, the map will not come up on the screen. It is picking up the...


Good morning Vickie. With a device this new, I would suggest you have a conversation with the Garmin folks, e-mail or on the telephone. Here is the link: http://www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/site/us click on support and make your choice.

I don't think you can repair this yourself.

Thanks for your interest in FixYa.com

Feb 22, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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My garmin nuvi 205 is not talking


hello. Begin by turning the volume all the way on. It is the little dial on the upper right side of the garmin. If that doesn't give you sound, return the unit as it is under warranty.

Dec 06, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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I downloaded garmin nu-maps updates but it states that the file is corrupted. can you help please


I recommend performing a hard reset of your Gamin Nuvi 205. Also, use Garmin's WebUpdater service to make sure you have the latest software on your device.

I hope that helps.

Nov 23, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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New Sd CArd-8gb. Trouble completing upload maps.


I have uploaded maps to a SD micro card from my Nuvi 250 to my Nuvi 205 but the 205 wont give me the option to select maps from the SD Card.

Can some one please help.

Thanks in advance.

Jul 08, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Garmin nuvi 200w map update 2009


Delete all the vehicles and voices that you don't use as well.

Btw, beware that the "City Navigator Lower 49 States+PR NT 2010.10, Deluxe, Apr 09" for nuvi 200/205 is BUSTED, it probably will not work (I just spent 2+hrs on the phone with garmin tech support to fix it.) Search these forums for "nuvi 205 no detailed maps" for more details.

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