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Purchased my Garmin GPS in 2008 & have never used oe registered it. i've been told from BEST BUY that I can get my first map up-date free through you; how do I go about this? thank You Bill

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Garmin give a free update if a map update comes out within 60 days of the first time your satnav accesses satellites so if you never turned it on you should be entitled to a free update. If however you did turn it on and it accessed satellites, even though you didn't use it to find directions, you may not be.

Details of how to update your maps are at http://www.fixya.com/support/r5628920-update_garmin_satnav_maps
If you're entitled to a free map when you click on "Get Update" you'll be brought to the download page.
If you're not entitled to it free you'll be brought to the payments page. Otherwise the procedure is the same.

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