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Cannot register Garmin Nuvi 250 purchased today

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  • hume44 Apr 15, 2009

    I have a G4 Mac running 10.4.11, and cannot register my Garmin nuvi 255. Downloaded the Communicator Plugin, it loaded successfully, have the Garmin connected via USB, and nada, doesn't work. Anyone have a solution to this nonsense?

    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Why not? What problem are you having? Please give more specific information.



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Can anyone help me in registering garmin nuvi 255W? Also, once I connected the USB, I keep getting "External Power Lost". Is this always the case as the USB is connected?

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You can use the Nuvi for Geocaching but you will really need to rely on the Hints to find the cache. The Nuvi will get you close but you will have a hard time getting really close. It is highly recommended to get an handheld with a digital compass for the best caching experience.

I load my Nuvi with geocaches so I can see them as I drive by. Then I break out my Oregon 550 and zoom in on the coordinates. Have fun geocaching.

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