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Garmin Nuvi 200W 1st two...
Garmin Nuvi 200W 1st two screens appear on switch-on then BLANK.
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Consumer Electronics
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6/9/2010
Electronics Technician: iMayne, Technician replied 8 years ago
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Thanks for using JustAnswer.

Have you tried the reset button?

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iMayne
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Where is reset button (I thought that there might be one!)
Electronics Technician: iMayne, Technician replied 8 years ago
Hello.

The reset button on the bottom, back near the serial #

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Electronics Technician: iMayne, Technician replied 8 years ago
Hello

Did the rest worked?

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Reset button was well hidden! Pushed, made certain that screen was 'on' when pushed. Repeated several times. Still no change (perhaps I was hoping for too much when I asked you!
Electronics Technician: iMayne, Technician replied 8 years ago
They're more steps. I'm at Birmingham bull ring. I'll continue when I return to the office, ok m8.
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Electronics Technician: iMayne, Technician replied 8 years ago
Ok, Im back.

This step will erase all your user data. This process is called hard reset:

1. Power off the GPS
2. Press and hold the reset button
3. Connect the Nuvi to an EXTERNAL power source

From the user manual:

 

For the soft reset, hold the lower - right corner while power on, wait still pressing the lower - right corner till the message appear to clear all user data. Press yes and continue.

 

Let me know the outcome.

 

Regards,

iMayne

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