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Icon with computer connected to GPS shows up, but when I plug it in to my computer I am prompted to format my disc??? Do I do this? There is nothing in the manual about uploading or troubleshooting. It just stopped working out of the blue. Thanks

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usually with the cord that came with the unit that is USB on one end and the other smaller that connects to the unit---Plug USB into the computer.

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