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I have a garmin nuvi 550. In an effort to delete some geocache

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I have a garmin nuvi 550. In an effort to delete some geocache files, it appears that I deleted some software files. What can I do. Also how do I delete old geocache files.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

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My question was simple. I know that I have to go online for the program to delete old geocaches that I have downloaded onto my Garmin nuvi 550. I do not know what the website is to do that. Secondly I accidently deleted some files that were vital to the 550. Do I need to send the unit to someone for reinstall of those files or is it something that can be done on the internet? I have asked you those two questions twice already. You have not sent me an answer. Send answer via email!

 

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What problems are you experiencing? Will the Nuvi boots up?

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
As I asked before, do I need to send the unit in so the files can be replaced and what www. address do I go to delete old geocache files.
Ok

You will need to connect your nuvi to your computer then navigate to:

Garmin\GPX Folder then delete all files ending in GPX.

If you are on a Mac, you must emply the trash.

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iMayne

Edited by iMayne on 6/22/2010 at 4:28 PM EST
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
The Garmin Nuvi reads upon startup "system software missing" Do I need to send the unit in? Where do I send it?