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I bouht my husband a garm8in nuvi for work. He passed away 3

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I bouht my husband a garm8in nuvi for work. He passed away 3 years ago and I could like to know if I can use the garmin for myself.
JA: What is the exact model of your Garmin? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: nuvi 200, about 9-10 years old
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: what??
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: none, have no idea how to start
JA: Anything else you want the gps expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: how do I upgraqde, and I don't have the right cable to attach to my computer
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Pete replied 4 months ago.

Hello,
I am Pete, and I'll be happy to assist with your question today.

Expert:  Pete replied 4 months ago.

Yes you can unse the Garmin Nuvi 200 for yourself.

You can get a cable for it from Amazon, or any local computer store:

https://www.amazon.com/Garmin-010-10723-15-USB-Cable/dp/B0035JL4UI/

You can then update it using the Garmin Express software, available from:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=4075

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I would like to use the device I bought for my husband, he passed away n3 years ago. I used it 2-1/2 years ago, but now it doesn't work, I assume it needs to be u\pdated
Expert:  Pete replied 4 months ago.

Yes, you can update it - see my previous instructions.

Let me know if you need anything else at all.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
what instructions?
Expert:  Pete replied 4 months ago.
you can unse the Garmin Nuvi 200 for yourself.You can get a cable for it from Amazon, or any local computer store:https://www.amazon.com/Garmin-010-10723-15-USB-Cable/dp/B0035JL4UI/You can then update it using the Garmin Express software, available from:http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=4075