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StreetPilot c340 will not turn off

I was unsuccessfully attempting to install the Map Update 2009. I am now unable to get the StreetPilot screen to say anything but "loader loading" and it will not turn off.

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Have you tried a hardware RESET? The button is hidden behind the front panel, which snaps off by a fingernail slot located directly under the GARMIN logo on the front panel.

* Use caution removing and reinstalling the front panel... it's somewhat fragile... wiggle it a little to get it off.

Press where it says "Press to Reset", hold for a second or two. Charge the unit with the car cord or USB cable, then try to turn it on again.

Once you can get teh unit to (hopefully) turn ON, you should run all updates (there may be several!) using Garmin's Webupdater. (Connect to computer with USB cable first.)

Hope this helps!!

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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You may have to add Garmin to your trusted web sites !!! Firewall.
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First, I'm rather surprised that you have 2009 map updates... it's still 2008.

Secondly, you may need to call GARMIN to talk to their tech support... they can straighten out this problem if you've already paid for the map update.

1 800 800 1020

You should register your unit on GARMIN's website, it will speed the process.

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