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If you want a updated one then you have to pay otherwise you can stick with the existing one

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SOURCE: i need to install map update 2009 data card

If the map is on a SD card, just plug it into the SD slot on the side of your Nuvi with the power OFF. Then turn on your Nuvi and at the main menu, press the wrench symbol, then the map icon and then "map info". Uncheck your old 2008 map and check your 2009 map and you should be ready to go.

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Download and install the Garmin commuicator plugin to your computer
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Connect your nuvi to your computer and run the Garmin WebUpdater to update the software on the nuvi.
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The nuvi 200 is a discontinued model and you may want to consider upgrading to a new GPS as a new nuvi with lifetime mapping can be purchased for about $150.00.
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