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Can you please explain your problem further.?

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil Jul 13, 2008

    1. Make sure your GPS is in GARMIN interface mode. For older Garmin
    units, use GRMN/GRMN HOST WAITING mode.

    2. Make sure you are using the correct serial port on your computer.
    For most computers, COM1 is the serial port. Consult your computer
    manual for help.

    3. Make sure the serial cable is firmly connected to the GPS and to
    the computer. If you have the Garmin eTrex cable, be sure the cable
    is pushed ALL THE WAY into the slot on the back of your GPS.

    4. Verify that you have a working cable connection by updating your
    GPS firmware. You can do this even if your firmware is already
    up-to-date. Follow the instructions at
    http://www.garmin.com/support/download.j... If you cannot update your
    GPS firmware, contact Garmin tech support for assistance.


    Please send the EasyGPS_Message_Log.txt file after running the program. The EasyGPS_Message_Log.txt file is created and reset each time you run the program, so be sure to send it immediately after an error occurs. You will find it in the folder where EasyGPS.exe is installed. C:/Program Files/EasyGPS/ is the default location.



    Hope that helps.....

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