I then went to My Dashboard online with the latest Firefox browser.The Garmin site never recognized that the latest Garmin Communicator module was already installed.
However, they never installed on my unit (no warning, no error messages during 5 hours).
Additionally, most new GPS devices feature some sort of map guarantee that entitles users to one update to the newest map data within the first 30 days of ownership, free of charge.
Expensive Fenix 2, waterproof/weather proof face fogged up whilst winter mountain climbing in the UK and couldn't see compass or GPS. Told support and they said it is normal that it fogs up and just because it is waterproof doesn't mean it won't fog up.
After another 30 min, it gave me this error:"There was an error installing your maps. If problems continue, please contact Garmin customer support."I looked at the unit's memory through Windows Explorer, and found that it had installed the street maps, but it completely DELETED my 3D buildings maps, and my Junction View Maps (i.e.
A GPS device is only as good as its maps, so you want to make sure that you have the newest, most accurate map data available before you hit the road.
Updating the maps on your GPS device used to be a complete pain in the butt.