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Go to Garmin website, download their free "webupdater" application, update the sotware/firmware. Once updated, plug in and wait about 10 seconds or so, and the screen will change from pc mode to operational mode. This is THE FIX for this problem.

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This is caused by wear on the mini usb socket at the back of the satnav. The plug is not pushed in fully though it appears to be. Push it in further and it will be ok

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  • djjoseph Nov 13, 2010

    Go to Garmin website, download their free "webupdater" application, update the sotware/firmware. Once updated, plug in and wait about 10 seconds or so, and the screen will change from pc mode to operational mode. This is THE FIX for this problem.

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