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Lost Memory and Map Data

MyGarmin GPS c340 worked perfectly well until the following:
After using WebUpdater to download 5.9 update and attempting to download the City navigator NT 2009 (failed), I lost all of my map data.
There are no maps on the GPS although everything else functions.
My questions are as follows:
1) How can I recover both the memory and my map data.
2) If the above requires a repair, is it worth it or should I scrap the unit and get a newer one.
Any assistance you can offer, will be most appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    i have the streetpilot c550 have same problem everything else still works when switching on says loading maps but no maps on? i was wondering same if to replace or is it worth sending off to be repaired for a rip off price? bob.

  • sssbkeeper Jul 09, 2008

    Help! I also attempted to download an update to my Street Pilot 340 and lost all my map data. It gives my a picture of the US map with it pointing to Kansas - and I'm about a thousand miles from there. Has anyone been able to resolve such an issue? It just seems to be frozen. Very frustrating.

  • amycraig Mar 10, 2009

    I have a c510 that has lost all maps

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I just spoke with Garmin and they walked me through correcting the problem - very helpful. It is a matter of resetting the unit. Turn unit off, then press a finger tightly against the bottom right hand corner of screen, holding it while turning unit on. When screen comes up, let go of power button but still pressing bottom right hand corner of screen, answer question regarding deleting defaults. It is tricky and may have to be done a couple times. Then you will answer questions regarding time zones, etc. When finished with this, turn unit off and go outside in order for the unit to re-aquire satellites. When all four bars on upper right hand corner turn green, you're back in business - or at least it worked for me. Hopefully this will help, but you may want to call Garmin as they are really helpful and can explain it better than I can. Good luck!

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