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Garmin customer service said to update software right out of box, i tried but note on computer screen said it already has newest version, can that be true?

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Where did you see this message? was it connected to the web updater from Garmin? it is possible that it has been updated, but unlikely.

if you do not have the web updater, you can go HERE and download it. if the web updater has told you that is has the latest updates, i would not worry about it then and use it as normal.

the 765t does have a few issues right out of the box, that is why they told you to update it.

bill

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

Testimonial: "thank youbill, that was very helpfull, but from what i hear i wonder if i should trade it in for a 265wt?"

  • Ben Dover Sep 09, 2009

    hi pepper. believe me when i say they ALL have there own problems and the 265 is no exception. you would think they would test them better before they shove them down our ( the consumers throats)

    my opinion is, you roll the dice with what ever you choose, because it seems the bottom line is making money and not return customers.

    i cant advise you either way but good luck it what ever you decide pepper!


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