The only other setting you need to make is to select the COM port number you are using. The drivers are available for download there. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. When you send a track to the GPS, it may get truncated if there are too many trackpoints. GPS is now communicating with MapSource! If you are using a USB-to-serial port coverter, click here. South Africa – English.

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All protection was re-enabled, and a quick scan was done.

Garmin to launch GPS smart phone Feb 1, If your GPS supports more than 6 letters in the waypoint name, increasing this value can give you a more recognizable name on the GPS. I tried booting into another install of the mapsourcd OS I have dual-boot on the systembut it did not work there either – same error messages. After further investigation, it appears that the cause of the problem is Norton Internet Security ver I found the Unknown device.

Connecting a Garmin GPS

Another piece of info: USB Driver problem May 10, Now I have to document all of this, so next time it happens I will remember what to do. Driver files can be layered like layers in a cake.


Usb Driver Problem May 22, Message said no driver was installed. Your name or email address: This setting allows the software to reduce the number of points to something the GPS can handle.

Connecting a Garmin GPS

Checked Driver details, as you said; found that newer versions of the two Garmin USB drivers grmngen. The drivers are available for download there.

Communication with a Garmin is bi-directional, and you can use the software to program waypoints and routes into the GPS, and retrieve a track log from the GPS, as well as plot your current position.

This is something I should have thought of first off. The same error as I get in the original install.

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Your feedback will help us improve the support experience. No, create an account now. Checking for problem devices, I find only one: There can be upper or lower filter files like upper or lower layers in a cake.


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You must log in or sign up to reply here. TechSpot is mapsoudce to computer enthusiasts and power users. Thing is, when I try to update the driver in Device Manager, it never finds one. This contact information may change without notice. New Zealand – English. To resolve the issue, download and install the latest version of Garmin Express software, version 4.

Garmin GPS USB driver problem

Attempts to access uusb drive trigger errors such as the following: However, even when I disabled all Norton protection, the Garmin could not connect. When you send a route to the GPS, if the number of waypoints exceeds this limit, it is sent as a number of separate routes, each containing the maximum number of waypoints.

Good detective work so far y Here’s a couple other things you might look at: