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Can't unlock maps

Following a link up to the Garmin website my nuvi 770 has decided not to show maps. I have tried to unlock the maps as instructed by that website, but have been unsuccessful so far. Any ideas will be gratefully received.

Frank.

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  • FrankG6838 Sep 15, 2008

    Thanks I sorted it out by managing to contact the Support Desk, they emailed me two new files, which resolved the matter.



    FrankG6838

  • ricsms Nov 21, 2008

    I have the same problem ,, I thought it was the map updates needed to be updateed so I went to the Garmin website .. I downloaded teh latest System updates 420 - once the loader started it went throught the configuration then it came up with file corrupted -- now When I turn on the NUVI 770 it just displays system software missing.. and now I cannot find it as a drive attached to my computer -- like its just disappeared,,



    If this is how the software upgrade is supposed to work I am not pleased.. also now when I contact the Garmin website it says system dowloaded file corrupted -- or -- unable to connect to garmin website???

    If this is their solution thes the Nuvi is a piece of ****!!!!



    I do not understand why the loader would wipe out the system software on the device..



    any help would be appreciated..

    thank you

    rc



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What have you tried? without knowing anything else, one suggestion is to make sure you are using the correct unlock key number. There are at least three numbers located on the disk.

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