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I was working in Taiwan and purchased a Garmin nuvi 265W. I'm now in Canada and would like to remove the Taiwan map and replace it with a North American map.

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Search on Google
You will find it.
Oh and im sure that you can leave the Taiwan maps

Posted on May 23, 2011

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Only shows us routes not canada


I fell foul of that the other way. I have Canada maps and lent it to a friend who was going to California.

You need a map that covers Canada and it is an extra cost. The USA is in two zones, or one map does both zones.

You need to buy the Canada maps and then put it on an SD card. The map costs $84

https://buy.garmin.com/en-CA/CA/maps/on-the-road-maps/city-navigator-nt/city-navigator-north-america-nt-canada-only/prod8750.html

City Navigator North America NT Canada Only Garmin

Feb 20, 2016 | Garmin Nuvi 2360Lmt - Gps Receiver

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Nuvi 265W Webupdate


Garmin Nuvi 265W Webupdate

Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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Does your Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS get stuck or freeze at startup, or when loading maps?

Looking to reflash the firmware / system software for your Garmin GPS device?

Replacing the brains of your Garmin GPS is the surest way to resolve freezing, hanging, and erratic behavior. Keeping the system software and firmware in your Garmin GPS current and up-to-date is also the best way to keep it performing well.

Your GPS may not start properly at all, and display a 'System Software Missing" message. This tip will describe how to restore your Garmin Nuvi GPS system software using Garmin Webupdater.

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  1. The first step is to download the WebUpdater software.
  2. Plug in your Nuvi GPS into your PC with the USB cord.
  3. Run the WebUpdater program to install it to your computer and update the system software of your GPS.
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Your Garmin Nuvi should now be running as good as new.

I hope that helps.
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Garmin Nuvi 265W Hard Reset Here.
Garmin Nuvi 265W Favorites Backup here.

on Apr 18, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS Receiver

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My gps is set on peru and i am in the us, the gps can not find the maps of us. thx ziv


You'll have to load the North American maps into the unit. Go to www.garmin.com and register your unit with the site. You will then be able to purchase the north american maps and download to your unit using the Garmin updater on the site. The maps are all serialized to work with each unit ID, so a North American map on another user's Garmin will not work on yours (it is Garmin's proprietary copy protection system).

May 23, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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I have just purchased a lifetime North America update (010-D-129-00). How can I know if these updates have now been installed on my GPS?


You need to check what the maps are labeled as, it should clearly state 2008 or 2011 etc. You can check this on either the computer or the device itself. If its not 2011 on the device it isn't the newest maps.

May 17, 2011 | Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS Receiver

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Does this Nuvi 265W for $150.00 has the lifetime maps?


Hi.

No it doesn't. Garmin devices have one free map update included when you buy it new. You need to register your product online to get it.

You can purchase lifetime map updates on garmin.com or buy one upgrade at a time.

Feb 10, 2011 | Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS Receiver

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Can I upload new maps (europe, Mexico, Puerto Rico, etc) to my Garmin nüvi 265W? It only comes with US Map and I want to make sure I can use it when I travel


Yes, you can go to Garmin.com and purchase additional maps to use on your Nuvi. These can be purchased either as CDs or on individual SD cards inserted into your unit.

Nov 30, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS Receiver

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Travelling to Ireland, from Canada in Sept. will ours work or is a new program needed?


If you purchased your unit in North America, it likely has maps of Canada, the US and Puerto Rico. If you are taking it outside these areas, you would need to purchase maps for the country to which you are going. Maps are available for purchase from www.garmin.com or your local GPS retailer.

Aug 26, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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My nuvi 265W screen keeps flashing the "GARMIN" startup logo...and wont stop


I can help you reset and fix your Garmin Nuvi 265W.

Getting stuck on the flashing Garmin logo, or a message about not finding any maps, are indications that the firmware / system software inside your GPS has been corrupted.

There are three steps to take to get your Nuvi 265W running like new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
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Nuvi 265W Manuals here.

Apr 05, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 265w powers on but will not load


I can help you reset and fix your Garmin Nuvi 265W.

Getting stuck on the flashing Garmin logo, or a message about not finding any maps, are indications that the firmware / system software inside your GPS has been corrupted.

There are three steps to take to get your Nuvi 265W running like new:

  1. Back up your Favorites.
  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
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Nuvi 265W Manuals here.

Sep 21, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 265W GPS Receiver

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How do I unlock the Canada maps?


I had same problem, purchase Sd card, because internal memory too low for all Canada and Usa. search thepiratesbay.org for unlocker program. It works like a charm. Ps i dont know the legality of using unlocker so you may want to consult Garmin.

Jul 26, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS

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