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Remove a map to make space on my garmin nuvi 205

I need to remove the european map so i can download the north american map onto my garmin nuvi 205

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  • markbodha Jul 06, 2009

    Yeah, that's the last resort, but I didn't want to lose all the favourites and points of interest etc. we've already loaded in.

    Thanks though.

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I would reset the whole unit to factory specs & then load map.

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