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Updating a garmin?

I have a garmin streetpilot 2720 and i don't know where to plug in the other side of the usb cord so i can update it on the computer

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  • Buguc Jun 14, 2008

    I have pluged in a usb cable but does not turn on

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Its on the back under rubber flexi pad on left as looking at the rear of unit. Plug is at the bottom, the top one is for the aerial.
Good luck, Jon...

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

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You can download the webupdater at this site:
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