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Tried to update nuvi660fm. Message came up "not enough memory" removed memory card and put in unformatted sd card. result-- lost all maps europewide.

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Did the SD card perhaps have your map on it? Please see this link on how to free up memory space on your Nuvi.

http://www.sharc.net/discus/messages/6/367.html?1278285409

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Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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