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Tranfer track data to computer

Hi, can you give me information how to transfer GPS 60csx data to computer? i have Mapsource but can't transfered.
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When your in mapsourse make sure your gps is hooked up correctly and is loaded to mapsource...if so up in the main tool bar there is a tab called transfer-> send to device, or receive from device click on receive from device and a window pops up ask you what you want to receive maps, way, points, tracks, routes but make sure your device is showing

good rule of thumb is to plug your gps into your computer first then turn the unit on

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