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How do I transfer my saved locations from my old garmin to my new one?

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Copy your favourites folder from the old satnav to your computer and then restore it from the computer to your new satnav. You can find details of how to do this at http://www.fixya.com/support/r8422587-backup_restore_favourites_garmin_nuvi

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You can go to garmin website and there should a step by step direction on how to do that.

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

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I have Janine 10000. And am buying a new computer. How do I transfer to new compy


Install the program on the new computer. Save the data, patterns and stuff you have saved onto a USB memory stick and not where the program saved it on the old computer. Drop the files into the same location on the new computer.

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How to Upgrade and Fix your Garmin GPSMAP 545s System Software


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Does your Garmin GPSMAP 545s freeze up?
Is the screen stuck, or do you loose satellite coverage?

I recommend upgrading the system software of your Garmin 545s. There may not be physical damage to your unit, and it may be completely revitalized by replacing the GPSMAP software with the latest version 5.30 (as of January 7, 2010).

  1. Click on "Download" and choose to save the file to your computer.
  2. Choose a location where you can easily find the file, such as the 'My Documents' folder or 'C:\'.
  3. Once the download is complete, go to the location where you saved the file.
  4. Double-click on the downloaded file. This will automatically extract the files to C:\Garmin and run a program to transfer the software update to an SD card.
  5. Load the SD card into your GPSMAP 545s and turn it on to replace the system software of your unit.
I hope that helps.

on Jan 31, 2010 | Garmin GPSMAP 545s GPS Receiver

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How can one transfer a location from Bing's Multimap to a Garmin GPS as a favourite? It's easy from Google but I can't see how to do this in Mulimap.


Currently, sending locations using USB is supported only on Garmin GPS devices. You will need to close all browsers to install the Garmin Communicator Plugin and save your location information before proceeding with installation.

www.MyGarmin.com

Plug in your GPS in your computer using the USB plug, it wil then detect the unit and let you download the plug in

Oct 20, 2010 | Garmin GPS

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I have just got a new Nuvi 205 GPS, and I would like to transfer my favorties (locations) from my old Garmin 330c.


You can go to garmin website and there should a step by step direction on how to do that.

Dec 12, 2009 | GPS

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My garmin 545 wont turn on. it was working fine and I switched batteries. now it wont turn on


Follow these directions to replace the system software of your Garmin GPSMAP 545s. This should fix it up. It is not uncommon for firmware to become corrupt when switching batteries on some devices.

  1. Click on "Download" and choose to save the file to your computer.
  2. Choose a location where you can easily find the file, such as the 'My Documents' folder or 'C:\'.
  3. Once the download is complete, go to the location where you saved the file.
  4. Double-click on the downloaded file. This will automatically extract the files to C:\Garmin and run a program to transfer the software update to an SD card.
  5. Load the SD card into your GPSMAP 545s and turn it on to replace the system software of your unit.
I hope that helps.

Nov 26, 2009 | Garmin GPSMAP 545s GPS Receiver

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I'm attempting to re-install maps on to my 7 year old Legend using the 'save to device' button. I get the following notice-'Your GPS does not support map transfer'. Why does my GPS no longer acccept maps...


Garmin Express cannot be used to transfer firmware to the etrex Legend. Use:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=25

Legend/Vista/Etex (H)Cx, any unit released prior to the Colorado) have map limits. They will only read 2gb of maps on a card (even if the card is larger) and will only read 2024 segments.

You would have to ask Garmin support as to why you cannot use the old disks. It may be irrelevant, but all methods of updating a Garmin do NOT work on all Garmins regardless of age. Even a utility that does work may work only if it is the version applicable to that generation of Garmin GPS units.

FYI, even if you have lifetime maps (free), you will only get free replacements for the maps that came upon the Garmin. An Australian Garmin with free maps will not allow you to get free maps while in the USA. You would have to pay for such.

Sep 06, 2017 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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I will like how to update my 545


Follow these instructions to upgrade the system software of your Garmin GPSMAP 545.

  1. Click on "Download" and choose to save the file to your computer.
  2. Choose a location where you can easily find the file, such as the 'My Documents' folder or 'C:\'.
  3. Once the download is complete, go to the location where you saved the file.
  4. Double-click on the downloaded file. This will automatically extract the files to C:\Garmin and run a program to transfer the software update to an SD card.
  5. Load the SD card into your GPSMAP 545s and turn it on to replace the system software of your unit.
I hope that helps.

Aug 06, 2009 | Garmin GPSMAP 545s GPS Receiver

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Change Home Location on Nuvi 660


 

Go into 'Where To', 'Favorites', 'HOME', 'Edit...', 'Delete'. Then from the main map screen you can tap the screen and 'Save' the location as your new home. You can't save a 'Home' location if there's already one called that in memory, so you have to delete the old one first.

 

(I have a 680, but I assume it's the same)

Oct 16, 2007 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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