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Can not install trip and waypoint manager onto laptop.

Every time it starts to install it will say instalation has failed or you have chosen to exit this program even though I haven't. Help please

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Uninstall, remove any folders under Programs named Garmin, reboot and try to re-install. Let us know if this fixes your problem.

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