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Radio shack carries them and so does circuit city or frys electronics hope this helped you out

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I have no way to connect my garmin to my pc


call the company up and explain to them that you did not recieve it, the usb cord, alot of times they will send you one for free, just for customer relations.

Nov 28, 2011 | Garmin GPS Devices

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Why can't I download maps?


Garmins can only be updated by connecting it to a computer. To connect the Garmin 255w you will need a usb cable. If you don't have one that came with it you can check all your other electronic devices like camera, camcorder,mp3 player etc..( my mp3 player usb cable worked fine). Carefully and gently try each one. One you get a usb cable connect it directly to a usb port on your computer and not thru a usb hub. then go over to the Garmin site and register the unit and download Garmin updater to update your unit. I am attaching the Garmin link for you. Thanks for using FixYa


https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/registrationGettingStarted.htm?productType=auto&categoryType=AUTO

May 29, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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How to connect my garmin nuvi 255w to a computer


To connect the Garmin 255w you will need a usb cable. If you don't have one that came with it you can check all your other electronic devices like camera, camcorder,mp3 player etc..( my mp3 player usb cable worked fine). Carefully and gently try each one. One you get a usb cable connect it directly to a usb port on your computer and not thru a usb hub. then go over to the Garmin site and register the unit and download Garmin updater to update your unit. I am attaching the Garmin link for you. Thanks for using FixYa


https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/registrationGettingStarted.htm?productType=auto&categoryType=AUTO

May 18, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 1450 is not found by mygarmin.com dashboard or by the Garmin Map Update when connected to the computer, although the computer, itself, recognizes it correctly.


Have you registered your device at Garmin and downloaded the latest version of Garmin Updater? Also connect the usb cable directly to a port on your computer and not thru a usb hub.
I have attached the link to Garmin. thanks for using FixYa.

https://my.garmin.com/mygarmin/registrationGettingStarted.htm?productType=auto&categoryType=AUTO

Apr 04, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS Receiver

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What do I use to hook my gps to the pc, to update it


You will need a USB cable to make this connection.
Any USB generic charger will work. I used on my Garmin the Motorola cellphone USB cable.
The procedure is like this:
Connect, start Garmin Nuvi and disconnect; then reinsert the USB plug when your Nuvi model number is displayed at the bottom of the screen. You can even charge your Garmin this way. To reduce the charging time follow these steps:
# change the display brightness to less than 25%
# turn off the Garmin device.

Mar 04, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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Garmin navi will not connect to computor so i can register


You may need to replace the usb cable that you are using to connect this device to your computer.

There's just 4 steps on how to connect garmin navi to computer.
1. Connect the mini-USB end of your USB cable to the back of the Navi.
2.
Turn on your PC and connect the standard USB end of your USB cable to the USB port on your personal computer
3.Power on the Navi and give the computer time to recognize the device.
4.Click "Start," then "Computer." The Navi hard drive should be among those listed under "Devices with removable storage." You can click on the Navi's drive icon to access your Garmin device

Dec 26, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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Does this come with a usb cable? Not sure how to hook up.


Not sure if it does, some may come with one, its the same USB cable that you hook up your camera with to a computer......

The USB to Mini-USB cable is to download maps and updates for your unit and transfer media to your Garmin

When you get your Garmin you need to register the unit with Garmin so the maps will unlock, this is how you would do it below....

With the Garmin unit off.... connect the mini-usb to gps then connect other USB end to computer

your computer will detect the connection

now go to www.MyGarmin.com the site will also detect what unit you have and let you unlock the map

here is where you register your unit and unlock maps

Oct 30, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Can't connect garmin nuvi 660 to PC USB


Your Nuvi should be Off before connecting....

My Nuvi came with a patch cord that connects from Nuvi to laptop
its a usb cord, same usb cord you find for cameras

Your computer should see that a usb cable is connecting
go to.... www.MyGarmin.com and update maps

Mar 24, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Computer can't locate connected nuvi 270


Are you using the latest Garmin program called WEBUPDATER Version 2.9.1.0 that was released about December 2009??
Try again:
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After installing WebUpdater once from the Garmin website, perform all future software updates from your computer. Simply connect your compatible Garmin device to your computer, then run WebUpdater from your computer's "Start Menu" by selecting "Start", "Programs", "Garmin", and finally "WebUpdater"
REMEMBER: It takes hours to do a complete a map update.
Unless you bought the Lifetime maps you may have to pay for current maps.


Does this help? Let us know. Thanks.

Aug 22, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

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Go to garmin website www.garmin.com and download the latest USB drivers. After installing the latest USB drivers reboot the computer. Now attach the Garmin to the computer using USB cable. You should see Found new Hardware on your computer.

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