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Garmin Streetpilot c550

How do I download map updates and are they free? Garmin site says connecting to your device but nothing happens? I want the UK map updates. Had the device since April 2008.

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As far as I know Garmin maps are not free yet
I oaid 59 bucks for 2009 updates from circuit city
but they are going out business so you may have to get them like at best buy
or at garmin.com

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