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I have a etrex Ventury HC GPS. I am trying to download geochaches from the Internet. When I click on Send To My GPS it says to download Comminicator Plugin. I do that and it tells me I have downloaded it successfuly, but when I click on Send To My GPS it tells me it does not detect Communicator Plugin. It also says if unable to run download latest plugin here. I click on that, download it and it tells me I sucessfuly downloaded it. But when I click on Send To My GPS it says it does not detect Communicator Plugin. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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If you've installed the Communicator Plugin and the plugin is not detected, you may need to enable the ActiveX control using the blue bar at the top of your browser window.
How can I tell if the Garmin Communicator is installed?A. Go to the Garmin Communicator Test Page and it will tell you if the Garmin Communicator is installed.
The Garmin Communicator Test Page is a great place to visit if you're having any problems. The test page runs a series of test including; Internet browser compatibility, Communicator version check, device detection and communication.

Q. Does the Communicator work on all websites?A. No, the Communicator only works on websites that have implemented it, although it can be added to most any website.
The Communicator is free and supported with an API for all webmasters. If you know a website that would benefit from its use, please direct the webmaster to Garmin Developer.
Q. Does the Communicator work with all Garmin devices?A. No, the Communicator works best with devices that connect to a computer via USB cable.
While some devices that connect to a computer via serial cable or serial-USB adapter will work with the Communicator, they are not officially supported and we cannot guarantee compatibility or provide customer support.
Q. Why won't the Communicator work on my computer or Internet browser?A. The Communicator works on IBM-compatible PCs running Windows XP or later, or Vista operating systems with Internet Explorer 6+ or Firefox 1.5+.
The Communicator also works on Intel-based or PowerPC G3 or later Macs running OS 10.4 or later operating systems with Firefox 2.0+ or Safari 2.0+.

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