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Offline Kenneth Gill

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Re: Caveat Emptor re Garmin
« Reply #15 on: August 09, 2017, 04:29:42 PM »
So let's hope that Garmin has people that are also members of MSTA and take the time to share this around the company.
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Re: Caveat Emptor re Garmin
« Reply #16 on: August 09, 2017, 09:36:31 PM »
I went back and reread your original post.  Something is really fishy there.  I have done the equivalent of that several times.  This may have already been said by someone else, but what I had to do was load a clean copy of Base Camp on the new machine.  I had to have my registration up to date in myGarmin so it showed the unit I was updating on it.  Then I loaded Garmin Express which loaded the new maps on both the new computer and the unit. 

I'll swear updates have been different to load on every new unit or modification to map files.  I thought they had it whipped though.  On my last two Zumo's and two Numi's Garmin express detected the unit, found space for the files and put them in the right place to include an SD card.  Don't feel too bad, you should talk to some guys from Australia, Garmin isn't just user unfriendly over there, they are user lethal.
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