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When I plug my Garmin Nuvi 260 into a charger all I see is a

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When I plug my Garmin Nuvi 260 into a charger all I see is a small picture of a computer charging from a USB port. Why????
JA: What is the exact model of your Garmin? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: I purchased in 2008 and it is a nuvi 260 ref:17T76491. I just now changed the battery
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: It just showed the where to/ view map and the battery that shows charging
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Nothing yet. I was hoping you might help me out
JA: Anything else you want the GPS expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I would like to have the Garmin on and operating while I am charging in my car.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Richard replied 7 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

It is saying due to an issue on the device it needs to connect to Garmin Express which is a program for the computer

You can install this via my link below

Once installed, open it and connect the Nuvi to your computer

The software will then connect with it and update it.

Do this and it should then work again

If you have any problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

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Thank you