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Show I have borrowed a Garmin GPSmap CSx unit from my son and find that it doesn't seem to be working the same way my own identical unit does. There are several differences that I would like help with: 1) "FOUND" does not appear at the bottom of the compass page while I am searching for a geocache. We really would like to see this on his unit. 2) When I select a waypoint and then GOTO, it always calculates, but my own unit doesn't do this. Please explain why one does and the other does not. 3) On my own unit, the compass page always appears next after I press GOTO, but on his we have to press the page button several times. How can we get the compass page to show up first? 4) On the Compass page, we have selected to display 4 data fields, one of which is "Distance to Next". With my own unit, this reflects the distance to the location of the cache that I am searching for, but on his unit, it seems to reflect the distance to the next-closest cache, not the one for which we are searching. Is there a fix for this? I would appreciate any assistance you can give me with these issues. Thank you.

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I think that you are probable running two diferent versions of the GPSmap 60CSx's firmware. Go to Garmin ( ) and download the WEB Updater software for free, then you just plug your unit into the PC and let the updater software check the firmware version, then if its out of date the program offers to update it for you. It honestly couldnt be easier.

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