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Replacing personal info on start up

I bought a garmin eTrex Legend on ebay it has someone eleses name and address on it how do i put mine on it.. thank you
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Settings Menu > Welcome Page.
You can then delete the existing info and insert your own. Do not put your address, put your cellphone number - better for security purposes.

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A good software programme for putting maps onto a garmin etrex legendhcx


Try an Old Garmin "Mapsource" version and maps data with very low quality. I read somewhere that new versions of mapsource can't load map to Legend types

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My owner's manual and reference guide was "drowned" while fishing. I need another one for my Garmin eTrex Legend personal navigator.


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This should be the manual your looking for:
Garmin eTrex Legend Manual
This is a pdf file so you will need adobe or foxit to read it, I;m sure that most pc's come with adobe on them though.
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Mine also was doing this while geocaching. I downloaded and installed the newest firmware(v3.90) using the WebUpdater from the Garmin site and it fixed the issue for me.
http://www8.garmin.com/products/webupdater/howtoinstall.jsp

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Cant search or add addresses to garmin etrex legend GPS.


Do you have City Navigator maps installed on the unit? If so, you can then search by address.

Apr 29, 2009 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Compatable marine maps Australia for garmin etrex legend


You can purchase the Bluechart Marine maps for your area online at Garmin.com. They will sell you an unlock code for a specific area.

Dec 27, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Best batteries?


1. Try fast recharging NiMH batteries. They will recharge in 15 minutes or so. There is also an option in the system menu to select which type of battery you are using - this will cause the battery indicator to provide a more accurate indication of remaining life.

2. Not really.

3. Garmin has a mac support page at http://www8.garmin.com/macosx/

Nov 18, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Signal


Did you all hve the same unit, ie Garmin Legend. the newer units, ie Legend HCX can receive signals in deep canyons and heavily treed forests. Mine can even receive a signal when inside the glovebox of my truck!

It sounds like it's time for an upgraded unit.

Aug 31, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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SCREEN FLICKERING AND TURNING ITSELF OFF


just solved this one, go to the garmin, website, download webupdater plug yer legend into yer pooter and update legend software, mine is fixed at last. apparently the updater changes waas driver

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Garmin etrex legend


I had this problem today, updated the software, now the unit seems to be working perfectly. The unit "crashes" (single line down screen center) as soon as it get enough satelites to work with WAAS.

Go to Garmin site for software updates. Download and install the WebUpdater. Once or unit is hooked up to your computer and you have internet access, the software will download and update your GPS with the latest software fixes. I had software Version 3.7. For the Legend, Version 3.9 fixes the problems with WAAS.

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