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Forerunner 205 won't sync with computer to download history

When I attempt to sync my history of runs from the Forerunner to the Garmin Training software I receive a message that says it will not communicate and I should make sure the connection is good. I have tried this on 2 computers and get the same message.

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This guy had a fix. Don't know yet if it works. Basically, get latest software....

http://www.fixya.com/support/t235113-computer_problem_communicating

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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