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Foreign language text on GPS device

I just purchased a Garmin Nuvi 750. The text is in some foreign language. The directions given are in kilometers and meters. How do I change this to English?
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  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    mine is in greek...any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Press Wrench.
Press the button with the picture of gears on it.
Press Down arrow.
Choose second menu item from the top.
Press the middle of the 3 boxes on the right.
Press up arrow to find American or British English.

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