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I have a Garmin etrex legend C that communicates via a USB port to my computer. I have some navigation software that is looking for a com port to commuicate with the gps. How can i get the software to talk to the gps?

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If the navigation software is not Garmin, it may not be compatible.

Call Garmin number listed on the owner manual to verify.

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You can use a Serial to USB Adapter cable and connect to the USB port. You have to make sure you get up-to-date drivers.

Is your Software support USB connectivity? If no, It may be easier just to upgrade your software to get USB connectivity. See http://www.igage.com/ms/v7update.htm

Good luck.

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U need to go to The Garmin support site and download a program called Webupdate, this always comm with the device.

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    corestion it is called Webupdater

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If you connect the device to the computer using ActiveSync, please check if the connection is still active. If you have a card reader, use a file manager tool (e.g. Windows Explorer) to confirm that you have the iGO My way navigation software on the card.

just click the link and follow the instructions step by step
http://maptech.mytopo.com/support/doc.cfm?docid=274&plid=52
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U will require the neccesary parallel communication cable to get it connected to com port

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Https://buy.garmin.com/shop/store/downloadsUpdates.jsp?product=010-00358-00&cID=167&pID=255

from here u have to download usb driver first then use the software...

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Http://gpsinformation.org/dale/Palm/iQue3600.htm
just click the link model is different but the system is same

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Look in the options of the software ... choose auto or usb for communication with the garmin

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