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    Default Formatted Garmin Edge 1000

    I accidentally formatted my Garmin 1000 internal memory instead of the sd card. Schoolboy error!

    Is there any way of getting the necessary system files?

    The device is just hanging on 'loading profiles'

    Garmin support want 195 to exchange for a new one.

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    GarminExpress? Repair device?
    Before asking a question, know it's already discussed here and at 99.9% is not unique. Use search.
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    Many questions become very arduous, a lot of time chewed deja vu...Since we have lost all the year of work and effort, many people have no will to answer the same questions again. Me neither. Use a search, please.

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    I do not understand all these user's wanting to format their Garmin GPS Units.

    I have 10 different Garmin Units and have never had a need to format any of them.

    Some are as old a 2007 and still work 100%.

    I never do anything to the SD card while it is in the unit..
    You remove it for what ever reason you need to.

    You format it or remove a map or put a new map on it.
    Then put it back into the GPS UNIT.

    There is no reason to do anything thing to the internal memory of the unit.
    You connect with Garmin Express and do all your updates with that PC software.

    I have different SD cards for what ever country I will visit along with and POI's or GPX files on that SD card.

    I remove it and put the next country I will be going to in the GPS UNIT.

    Any maps POI's or GPX files are add while I have the SD card attached to the PC.

    Then use MapSource or Bascamp to transfer any Gamin maps.
    If I have Openstreet maps I copy them direct to the SD card with out the need of MapSource or BaseCame software.

    Then I put the SD card back into the GPS Unit I am going to use.


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    Spoiler: From Garmin about the 1000
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    Garmin Edge 1000 Factory Reset


    To perform a master reset:

    Power device off
    Press and hold Lap and Start/Stop
    Power device on while still holding both buttons
    Continue holding buttons when Garmin "splash" screen appears
    Release buttons when Garmin "splash" screen disappears

    The reset is successful if, once powered up, the device proceeds into the initial setup wizard. Once the reset and setup wizard are complete, place the device outside with a clear view of the sky for a minimum of 20 minutes to acquire satellite data.

    1A User Data Clear (prompted) can be performed in order to remove user-entered information without removing history.

    To perform a prompted User Data Clear on the Edge 510, 810, Touring or Touring Plus:

    Power device off
    Touch and hold finger in top-left corner of display
    Power device on while still maintaining pressure on display
    Release display when Reset all user settings? message appears
    Touch Yes (check mark)

    To perform a prompted User Data Clear on the Edge 1000:

    Power device on
    Touch Setup menu (tools icon)
    Select System
    Scroll down to select Device Reset
    Select Factory Reset
    Select check mark (right) when prompted to Reset all user settings?

    Clearing the user data will restore all of the device settings to the factory default values.
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    Thank you for the helpful comments. I am not sure anybody 'wants' to format their internal memory.

    I had the Garmin connected to my laptop and tried to update the maps via garmin express. I got an error saying there is not enough room on the sd card. Instead of formatting the sd card I formatted the garmin internal memory. Yes I should have put the sd card directly in the laptop and disconnected the garmin so it couldn't happen but it was an easy mistake.

    Surely there is a way of rebuilding the system files?

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    I gave you info on what to do.

    To perform a prompted User Data Clear on the Edge 1000:

    Power device on
    Touch Setup menu (tools icon)
    Select System
    Scroll down to select Device Reset
    Select Factory Reset
    Select check mark (right) when prompted to Reset all user settings?

    Clearing the user data will restore all of the device settings to the factory default values.



    Then connect with Garmin Express and do any update that it shows.

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    Ok thank you but the device will not strart as it hangs on 'Loading Profiles'.

    I have managed to recovery lots of garmin files via recovery software however there is no file structure and it will still not start.

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    What do you mean recovery software ????

    What files have you recovered????

    More details as to what you are doing......

    Post a screen shot of however there is no file structure while you are connected to your PC.

    You say you have recovered software so you should have a file structure.

    You are not giving a clear picture of what you are doing.

    Doing recovery of any Garmin GPS unit is all the same to get it back to a working state.

    PLEASE READ THIS FROM GARMIN..........
    Spoiler: Read this info and do what it tells you to do.

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    @jaydingo
    Sometimes when you format using the built-in windows tool or some 3rd party softs the result is not entirely acceptable to garmin's OS. It especially dislikes formats done in MacOS. Using [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] with the settings suggested in initial post there seems to always work fine. If the other suggestions in the post above don't solve your problem then you may need to load [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] to re-enable Mass Storage Mode, copy any available files and folders from it, then format as i've suggested. Read this too, much is the same with 'bricked' outdoor devices as with nuvi models: [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].

 

 

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