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Garmin Nuvi 300 - SD problem

I have inserted a new Spain/Portugal SD and it is recognised in the 'Map Info' page but neither country shows up on the 'In what country is the address' page.

If I deselect UK & Ireland in the 'Map Info' page and then select 'Where to' and 'Address', the system freezes up.


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I believe your current location is somewhere in UK/Ireland, which means the Nuvi's last/current satellite fix is not anywhere within Spain/Portugal. If you need to use the maps features of that country where you're not physically there with the Nuvi, the Nuvi must be in Simulation mode first. Fold down the antenna to switch off GPS (not device) and enter Simulation mode.

Then, scroll the map screen (combinations of zooming out, browsing, and zooming in to the spot) until you find the location you want to simulate (it must be within the maps coverage). Then, tap 'Set Loc' at the bottom of the screen. At this point, as far as the Nuvi is concerned, this is the GPS location where you are at. Then you may proceed with Address Search, etc. using the other map's database.

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